Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
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 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 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.34% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive211% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMar 26 '17 at 06:28
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU3%

 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 i7-6700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 120
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 450
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 650
MC Mixed 625
92% 618 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
8.34% Terrible
Lighting 21.5
Reflection 27.1
Parallax 21.7
7% 23.4 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 18.6
Splatting 32.5
10% 23.9 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.34%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$334
178GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1,933
Write 880
Mixed 1,097
286% 1,303 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 47
212% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 444
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 178
186% 308 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 211%
Great: 225%
Hitachi HDN728080ALE604 8TB
4TB free
Firmware: A4GNW91X Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 187
Mixed 186
143% 190 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.65
159% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
346GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 91.1
Write 60
Mixed 55.6
51% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.19
77% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$136
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 32.4
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 29.1
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
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 5,472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,151
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HDDRAMUSB
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