Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 95.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive99.7% 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 (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 25 '17 at 22:59
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-7700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 138
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 462
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 696
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 736
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 423
Reflection 370
Parallax 387
127% 393 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 408
Splatting 240
130% 296 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 129%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
104GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 504
Mixed 507
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 13.9
124% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 61.4
123% 248 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 100%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 161
Write 152
Mixed 158
119% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.22
80% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 26.2
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 27.7
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 105%
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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 5,449 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,118
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