Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics95.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateMay 22 '17 at 19:25
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
89% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 430
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 636
MC Float 706
MC Mixed 682
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2042 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Lighting 401
Reflection 258
Parallax 267
109% 309 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 246
Splatting 182
85% 198 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370 256GB-$156
26GB free
Firmware: N1114B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 501
Write 294
Mixed 368
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 6.5
59% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 15.8
DQ Write 94.9
DQ Mixed 11.6
22% 40.8 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 94%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 147
Write 120
Mixed 99.9
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.2
84% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 66%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
341GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 150
Write 122
Mixed 117
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.2
89% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 111%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
81GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 74.9
Write 77
Mixed 73.1
56% 75 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.23
90% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 84%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
27GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 23.2
Write 112
Mixed 117
65% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.17
41% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.2
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 22.9
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 102%
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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 4,708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,190
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