Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics79.6% 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 Drive249% 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.
Very high background CPU (55%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
18 days ago, 18 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 04 '19 at 03:04
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 55%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.8% Average
1-Core 119
2-Core 229
82% 174 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 367
39% 302 Pts
64-Core 365
24% 365 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Lighting 311
Reflection 296
Parallax 312
80% 306 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 296
Splatting 235
79% 245 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
847GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 901 1177 1533 1248 1124 1092 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 1,905
Write 1,685
Mixed 1307
SusWrite 1179
340% 1,519 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 56
178% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 1,160
DQ Write 860
DQ Mixed 1,015
757% 1,012 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 249%
Great: 360%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 35.5
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 26.4
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 97.9%
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 9,336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,044
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HDDRAMUSB
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