Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics99.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive259% 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJun 05 '21 at 22:17
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 127
2-Core 227
87% 149 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 629
64% 507 Pts
64-Core 620
42% 620 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Zotac(19DA 2435) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 136
Parallax 137
101% 133 fps
MRender 95.5
Gravity 127
Splatting 115
98% 112 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
269GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 956 985 1026 991 991 1004 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 2,946
Write 1,578
Mixed 835
SusWrite 992
350% 1,587 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 48.3
176% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 726
DQ Write 461
DQ Mixed 191
251% 459 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 259%
Great: 308%
WD Gold 2TB (2016)-$120
781GB free
Firmware: RR07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 166 157 161 159 160 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 111
Write 196
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 160
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.9
336% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 111%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$174
1.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 190 197 200 195 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 192
Mixed 80
SusWrite 196
121% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.8
202% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
Seagate Expansion 5TB
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 134 129 128 133 138 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 106
Write 119
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 133
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.7
190% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 69%
WD Gold 2TB (2016)-$120
1.5TB free
Firmware: RR07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 187 187 188 188 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 140
Write 216
Mixed 100
SusWrite 184
118% 160 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1
378% 3.1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
76.1% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 115%

 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 5,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,107
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