Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 89%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% 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 Drive93.4% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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)
Memory45.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateFeb 19 '17 at 02:06
Run Duration240 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
89% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 430
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 705
MC Mixed 656
99% 662 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 89%
Great: 106%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
MaxC: 2012 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 401
Reflection 381
Parallax 396
120% 392 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 396
Splatting 252
129% 299 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 124%
Great: 145%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
7.97% Terrible
Lighting 23.5
Reflection 29.3
Parallax 23.2
7% 25.3 fps
MRender 18.8
Gravity 20.2
Splatting 36.4
11% 25.1 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.97%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSCKKW480H6 480GB
335GB free
Firmware: LSBG100 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 272
Mixed 336
82% 374 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 37.2
142% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 81.7
118% 217 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 107%
Plextor PX-256M5S 256GB
154GB free
Firmware: 1.05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 380
Mixed 420
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 33.1
123% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 77.9
114% 211 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 95%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$160
94GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 407
Mixed 416
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 45.3
172% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 118
134% 229 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
Plextor PX-256M5S 256GB
48GB free
Firmware: 1.05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 490
Write 317
Mixed 394
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 29.1
115% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 79.8
114% 210 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 95%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$130
1TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 149
Write 125
Mixed 125
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.39
117% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 86%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$130
951GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 118
Write 99.4
Mixed 104
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.41
118% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB-$460
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65.5% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 20.4
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 135%
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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 4,044 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,000
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