Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 94.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics158% 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.
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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 07 '18 at 18:34
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 488
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 520
MC Mixed 498
75% 502 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 517
Reflection 433
Parallax 527
161% 492 fps
MRender 386
Gravity 437
Splatting 246
156% 356 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 158%
Great: 169%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$99
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,612
Write 1364
Mixed 460
252% 1,145 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 58.9
231% 90.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1225
DQ Write 1,233
DQ Mixed 942
787% 1,133 MB/s
Poor: 138% Great: 236%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$95
40GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 106 106 107 107 107 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 106
Write 125
Mixed 69
SusWrite 107
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 111%
WD WD10EAVS-00D7B1 1TB
188GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 59 62 62 62 61 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
34.9% Below average
Read 60.7
Write 59.2
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 60.4
41% 55.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$117
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 21.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 22.6
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 88%
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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 5,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,032
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