Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 94.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics97.1% 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 Drive342% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 05:58
Run Duration250 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$246
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 142
2-Core 283
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 546
73% 539 Pts
64-Core 462
31% 462 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$350
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97.1% Outstanding
Lighting 123
Reflection 134
Parallax 112
102% 123 fps
MRender 93.4
Gravity 120
Splatting 99.2
58% 104 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$142
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1479 1889 1856 1934 1953 1969 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
342% Outstanding
Read 2,738
Write 2,168
Mixed 1,534
SusWrite 1,847
464% 2,072 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 84
293% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 850
DQ Write 450
DQ Mixed 706
510% 668 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 342%
Great: 394%
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$60
119GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 684 679 638 622 684 679 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 1,914
Write 694
Mixed 713
SusWrite 664
219% 996 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 59.7
241% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 824
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 423
345% 506 MB/s
Poor: 113%
This bench: 215%
Great: 208%
WD Green 1.5TB (2010)-$64
589GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 102 104 105 104 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 94.5
Write 89.5
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 104
68% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 65%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 115 119 119 119 119 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 74.5
Write 121
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 118
70% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.7
185% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 68%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
3.5TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 102 102 102 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 121
Write 106
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 102
133% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 0.9
235% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 63%
WD easystore 25FB 8TB
4.5TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 160 171 168 167 158 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 162
Write 175
Mixed 121
SusWrite 163
212% 155 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 32.5
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 41.5
SC Mixed 30
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%

 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 3,484 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,000
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