Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics91.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime2 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 21:03
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 65%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 i5-6600K-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.5% Good
SC Int 79.7
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 102
76% 95.5 Pts
QC Int 223
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 326
66% 294 Pts
MC Int 243
MC Float 301
MC Mixed 276
41% 273 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Lighting 272
Reflection 250
Parallax 239
80% 253 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 282
Splatting 224
100% 234 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 229 193 174 170 165 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 335
Write 216
Mixed 200
SusWrite 190
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 23.5
115% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 168
159% 252 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
318GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 137 136 135 135 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 159
Write 150
Mixed 91.5
SusWrite 136
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 108%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$197
1.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 159 155 154 161 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 143
Write 143
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 156
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.6
175% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86%
Great: 115%
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 way below expectations (8th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.7
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 15.8
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.1%
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 7 Builds (Compare 6,320 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $988
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HDDRAMUSB
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