Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 95.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:05
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 474
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 731
MC Mixed 694
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$210
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
72.7% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 202
Parallax 214
70% 216 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 209
Splatting 165
75% 175 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$74
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 317
Write 296
Mixed 324
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 0.22
83% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 13.7
74% 170 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 90%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$110
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 153
Write 168
Mixed 160
121% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.2
112% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 100%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$66
618GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 98.8
Write 96
Mixed 94.8
73% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.18
62% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
503GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 133
Write 133
Mixed 110
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.26
72% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 113%
WD Elements 1.5TB
54GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
16% Very poor
Read 36
Write 33.5
Mixed 17.8
36% 29.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.14
44% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 16%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 34.2
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 44.8
SC Mixed 32.9
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
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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 6,372 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: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $970
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