Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics120% 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 Drive89.4% 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 (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 28 '20 at 02:06
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$267
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Memory 92.1
1-Core 109
2-Core 221
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 574
64% 491 Pts
64-Core 627
42% 627 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
120% Outstanding
Lighting 155
Reflection 149
Parallax 146
125% 150 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 137
Splatting 100
114% 135 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 120%
Great: 149%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS200T2B0A-00SM50 2TB
589GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411040WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 248 287 189 289 219 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 477
Write 449
Mixed 350
SusWrite 268
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 29.1
136% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 235
192% 277 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$172
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
63.9% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.9
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 20.8
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 123%

 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 4,179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $984
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