Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 89.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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 Drive106% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151216
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateAug 09 '17 at 20:07
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 469
106% 470 Pts
MC Int 452
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 469
70% 471 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 350
Reflection 310
Parallax 376
111% 346 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 308
Splatting 218
106% 244 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$155
56GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 405
Mixed 414
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 29.3
162% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 30.9
94% 203 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 106%
Great: 118%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
697GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 115
Write 117
Mixed 116
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.26
106% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$136
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 36.3
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 29.5
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
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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 5,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,134
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