Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT

Performance Results

Gaming 103%
Desktop 121%
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive243% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT  (all builds)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160314
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateNov 23 '17 at 18:03
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$306
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 415
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 604
MC Float 674
MC Mixed 665
97% 648 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 1996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 307
Parallax 334
103% 325 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 306
Splatting 194
102% 234 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$586
199GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 1,841
Write 1,226
Mixed 1,257
319% 1,441 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 60.7
258% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 415
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 218
207% 324 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 243%
Great: 269%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 101
Write 116
Mixed 116
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 5.33
4K Mixed 0.82
207% 2.19 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$364
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
79.8% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 25
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 92%
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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 GT Builds (Compare 294 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 111%
Desktop 114%
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,631
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