Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 Drive306% 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)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '16 at 03:00
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 491
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 522
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 734
110% 732 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7306
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 475
Reflection 409
Parallax 474
147% 453 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 438
Splatting 261
139% 316 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 142%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
385GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 386
Write 343
Mixed 335
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 42
154% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 135
127% 202 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 116%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
385GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 386
Write 342
Mixed 334
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 41.9
152% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 135
127% 202 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 116%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
302GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
306% Outstanding
Read 2,786
Write 1,656
Mixed 2,215
492% 2,219 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 53.4
222% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 654
DQ Write 540
DQ Mixed 272
292% 489 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 306%
Great: 346%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 42
MC Mixed 33.9
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 46.2
SC Mixed 33
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 47.5
84% 47.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 110%
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 5,734 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,112
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $95Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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