Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics71.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (88%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150724
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateNov 27 '16 at 14:39
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 88%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
53.4% Above average
SC Int 70.4
SC Float 73.4
SC Mixed 72.7
58% 72.2 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 269
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 367
57% 378 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 373.6
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 209
Parallax 227
67% 219 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 220
Splatting 168
82% 182 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$139
134GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 333
Mixed 343
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 25.8
137% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 22.8
90% 204 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 97%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$188
112GB free
Firmware: DXM03B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 502
Write 240
Mixed 322
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 25.3
135% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 37.1
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 24.3
43% 79 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 108%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$250
107GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 345
Mixed 353
88% 400 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 26.5
140% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 23.8
91% 203 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 98%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$165
13GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 394
Mixed 408
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 28.7
156% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 115
143% 254 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 104%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$168
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
69.5% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 24.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 13.2
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 125%
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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 5,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,158
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