Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 94.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive189% 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)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateMay 13 '18 at 23:01
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$353
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 458
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 759
MC Mixed 714
107% 716 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2242 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 317
Parallax 333
104% 330 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 311
Splatting 245
112% 262 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$178
89GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
189% Outstanding
Read 1,380
Write 837
Mixed 1,087
244% 1,101 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 51.2
222% 85.4 MB/s
DQ Read 428
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 184
186% 305 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 189%
Great: 216%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
23GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 291
Mixed 346
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 24.9
140% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 68.2
113% 222 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92%
Great: 92%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
286GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 150
Mixed 161
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.25
102% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
189GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 151
Write 158
Mixed 165
120% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.13
60% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 107%
WD easystore 25FB 8TB
2TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 100
Write 119
Mixed 105
142% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.44
67% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 26.2
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 26
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 110%
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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 6,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,312
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HDDRAMUSB
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