Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 94.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive195% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '17 at 21:07
Run Duration273 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 475
QC Mixed 470
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 704
104% 698 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 372.54
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 324
Reflection 297
Parallax 318
100% 313 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 303
Splatting 235
106% 247 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$320
569GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 409
Mixed 413
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 47.2
193% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 120
143% 251 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 118%
Great: 119%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$481
191GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 1,599
Write 846
Mixed 1,237
271% 1,227 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 41.5
213% 84.3 MB/s
DQ Read 405
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 177
184% 304 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 195%
Great: 273%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 16GB
12GB free, PID 5571
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
7.72% Terrible
Read 21.2
Write 5.54
Mixed 7.03
11% 11.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.07
4K Write 0.65
4K Mixed 1.12
83% 2.61 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.72%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 33.5
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 31.9
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 107%
Great: 104%
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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 5,733 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,136
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