Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 15:40
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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-$315
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 557
QC Mixed 527
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 779
115% 767 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$33
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
72.3% Very good
Lighting 243
Reflection 206
Parallax 211
69% 220 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 220
Splatting 161
78% 177 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
183GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 117%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
144GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 400
Mixed 418
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 49.3
188% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 111
136% 242 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 116%
Great: 117%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$164
142GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 400
Mixed 419
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 51.6
182% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 115
137% 241 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 114%
Great: 118%
Corsair Force LS 120GB-$66
60GB free
Firmware: S9FM02.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 35% Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
837GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 168
Mixed 159
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.33
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.37
138% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB-$270
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.3% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23.5
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 24.1
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 120%
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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 5,189 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 - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,151
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