Gigabyte GA-Z170X-GamingG1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 83%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics93.6% 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 Drive186% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (62%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-GamingG1  (all builds)
Memory16.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime7.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:06
Run Duration248 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 62%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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 i7-6700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
83% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 119
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 406
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 666
MC Mixed 589
90% 600 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Lighting 271
Reflection 288
Parallax 292
86% 284 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 277
Splatting 225
99% 231 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WD2001FASS-00U0B0 120GB
32GB free
Firmware: SBFZ10.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
63.8% Good
Read 514
Write 95.9
Mixed 155
55% 255 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 8.49
100% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 11.3
63% 146 MB/s
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$427
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
186% Outstanding
Read 2,041
Write 555
Mixed 1,088
268% 1,228 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 50.3
182% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 393
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 165
168% 276 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 186%
Great: 280%
hp USB Flash Drive 16GB
15GB free, PID b107
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
5.12% Terrible
Read 21.3
Write 9.3
Mixed 5.87
13% 12.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.01
4K Write 0.001
4K Mixed 0.001
0% 0.004 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.12%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
69.7% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 23
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 22.9
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 134%
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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-GamingG1 Builds (Compare 420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 113%
Workstation 80%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-GamingG1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,267
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