Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime15.3 Days
Run DateMar 10 '18 at 20:35
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i7-7700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 503
QC Mixed 506
111% 492 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 773
MC Mixed 740
110% 732 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
76.3% Very good
Lighting 244
Reflection 215
Parallax 233
74% 231 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 221
Splatting 151
78% 180 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
104GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 73% Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$173
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.2% Average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.2
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.7
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 87%
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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 5,784 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,217
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