Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive203% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime7.2 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '17 at 08:05
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$313
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 457
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 462
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 708
105% 703 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
MSI(1462 3235) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 294
Parallax 323
100% 314 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 302
Splatting 214
103% 238 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 102%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$481
319GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
203% Outstanding
Read 1,639
Write 1,365
Mixed 1,416
328% 1,473 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 35.6
107% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 550
DQ Write 390
DQ Mixed 216
230% 385 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 203%
Great: 273%
HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB-$136
3.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 168
Mixed 162
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.24
110% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB-$279
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.4% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.7
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 24.9
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 122%
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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 5,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,144
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