Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99% 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 Drive201% 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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 03 '16 at 19:47
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 545
QC Float 579
QC Mixed 576
128% 567 Pts
MC Int 731
MC Float 829
MC Mixed 791
117% 784 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 113%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6175
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
99% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 290
Parallax 320
95% 309 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 284
Splatting 214
103% 231 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$334
135GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 1,954
Write 914
Mixed 1,184
297% 1,351 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 29.2
213% 94.1 MB/s
DQ Read 41
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 26.3
52% 98.3 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 201%
Great: 222%
Crucial C300-CTFDDAC128MAG 128GB
119GB free
Firmware: 0006 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 344
Write 139
Mixed 200
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 4.69
90% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 8.3
49% 114 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 58%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
140GB free
Firmware: CC4C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 109
Write 123
Mixed 108
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.28
84% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 42.5
MC Write 46
MC Mixed 32.5
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 49.2
SC Mixed 33.8
102% 35.7 GB/s
Latency 44.8
89% 44.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
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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 5,154 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 - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $978
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HDDRAMUSB
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