Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive220% 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 (54%). 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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '18 at 17:25
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 142
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 500
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 789
MC Mixed 746
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 427
Reflection 407
Parallax 422
132% 419 fps
Gravity 421
Splatting 258
152% 339 fps
Poor: 59% Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 590 573 578 572 567 552 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 2,094
Write 816
Mixed 652
SusWrite 572
227% 1,033 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 58.5
238% 92 MB/s
DQ Read 1,048
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 366
346% 563 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 220%
Great: 237%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 42.5
MC Mixed 33.8
111% 38.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 45.6
SC Mixed 32.1
94% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
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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 6,293 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 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $993
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