Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 159%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive342% 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150803
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 17:01
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 537
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 525
120% 530 Pts
MC Int 722
MC Float 819
MC Mixed 782
116% 774 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 106%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2780 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 550
Reflection 506
Parallax 616
177% 557 fps
MRender 273
Gravity 546
Splatting 279
163% 366 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 169%
Great: 177%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$189
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
342% Outstanding
Read 2,745
Write 2,228
Mixed 2,608
563% 2,527 MB/s
4K Read 56.2
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 79.5
278% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 45.1
DQ Write 412
DQ Mixed 240
182% 232 MB/s
Poor: 225%
This bench: 342%
Great: 388%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$140
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 30.8
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 42.7
SC Mixed 31.7
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 101%
Great: 128%
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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 5,876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $981
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