Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics172% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive207% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '18 at 17:05
Run Duration201 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 432
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 675
MC Float 788
MC Mixed 754
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 579
Reflection 532
Parallax 599
181% 570 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 556
Splatting 293
166% 373 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 172%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$120
223GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 410
Mixed 428
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 27.8
140% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 18
97% 219 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 99%
Samsung NVMe MZVPV256HDGL-00000 256GB
44GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 1,929
Write 783
Mixed 1,062
276% 1,258 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 49.3
214% 81.7 MB/s
DQ Read 531
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 217
209% 338 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 207%
Great: 236%
Seagate ST8000VN0022-2EL112 8TB
811GB free
Firmware: SC61 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 61% Great: 117%
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB-$80
236GB free
Firmware: MN6OA5C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 92.7
Write 89.4
Mixed 79.4
65% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.35
93% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 87%
Seagate ST4000VX000-1F4168 4TB
213GB free
Firmware: CV13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 95
Write 112
Mixed 80.3
72% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.2
64% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD 859B BLS8G4D240FSC.16FARG 859B BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD 859B BLS8G4D240FSC.16FARG 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
81.4% Excellent
MC Read 27
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 26.5
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 26.4
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 80%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 85%
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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 5,479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,238
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