Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:12
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6600K-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 467
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 512
MC Mixed 478
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$210
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 203
Parallax 237
74% 227 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 217
Splatting 164
76% 177 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 77%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
9.21% Terrible
Lighting 23.6
Reflection 29
Parallax 24.4
7% 25.7 fps
MRender 22.7
Gravity 20.6
Splatting 35.8
11% 26.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.21%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
189GB free
Firmware: DC12 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 358
Write 237
Mixed 272
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 20.3
100% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 11.5
56% 128 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 92%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 497
Write 401
Mixed 413
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 25.4
132% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 42.7
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 74.6
57% 75 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 133%
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 750GB-$52
130GB free
Firmware: JE4OA60B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
36.4% Below average
Read 66.1
Write 60.6
Mixed 53.2
45% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.16
52% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 53%
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 750GB-$52
16GB free
Firmware: JE4OA60B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 77.1
Write 77.3
Mixed 72.1
57% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.15
52% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 30.2
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 35.4
SC Mixed 27.2
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 Builds (Compare 6,359 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $980
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