Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% 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 Drive118% 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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 28 '18 at 05:08
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 403
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 661
MC Mixed 663
98% 656 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 330
Reflection 290
Parallax 332
102% 317 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 288
Splatting 225
102% 237 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 300 290 278 267 258 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 463
Mixed 397
SusWrite 296
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 61.4
209% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 357
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 118%
Great: 124%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$106
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 174 175 175 175 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 202
Mixed 98.3
SusWrite 175
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
218% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$148
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
39.2% Below average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 11.5
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 12.2
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 82%
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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 7,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,153
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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