Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics151% 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 Drive102% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 17 '18 at 08:49
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$221
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 485
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 501
MC Mixed 480
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
Gigabyte(1458 36FD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2551 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Lighting 672
Reflection 364
Parallax 369
174% 468 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 434
Splatting 245
134% 305 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 151%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
152GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 528
Write 497
Mixed 502
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 34.8
157% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 38.3
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 24.6
34% 60.5 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 102%
Great: 121%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$200
2TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 143
Mixed 118
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.64
193% 2.18 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 93%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
663GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB-$353
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24.5
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 23.5
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 109%
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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 6,368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,316
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