Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 85.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics40.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive113% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3897 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 14 '17 at 23:33
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 406
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 697
MC Mixed 663
99% 660 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3205) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
40.1% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 112
Parallax 122
40% 123 fps
MRender 80.3
Gravity 118
Splatting 79.6
40% 92.5 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 44%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 480GB-$349
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 485
Mixed 483
110% 495 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 39.4
160% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 147
159% 265 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 113%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.3% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 22.9
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 24
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.3%
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 6 Builds (Compare 778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $828
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