Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 81%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.6% 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.
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 (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 13 '17 at 22:55
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
81% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 380
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 492
MC Float 523
MC Mixed 509
76% 508 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$219
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
69.8% Good
Lighting 226
Reflection 198
Parallax 210
66% 212 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 210
Splatting 165
79% 175 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
7GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 405
Mixed 412
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 27.2
162% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 48.4
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 72.3
81% 130 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$90
759GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 121
Write 136
Mixed 118
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.23
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.17
53% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 19
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 18.9
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 60%
Great: 108%
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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 4,388 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $156

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $964
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