Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.6% 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 Drive107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 08 '18 at 17:21
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 140
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 530
120% 529 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 534
80% 532 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1593 MHz, MLim: 1952 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Lighting 262
Reflection 224
Parallax 251
80% 246 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 230
Splatting 157
81% 187 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$58
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 306 314 313 311 310 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 316
Mixed 313
SusWrite 308
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 41.3
177% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 253
215% 316 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
34GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 134 129 136 127 128 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 111
Write 80.5
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 130
72% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 115%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 193 194 195 195 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 196
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 194
112% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$157
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 29.4
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 29.4
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 108%
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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 7,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,086
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