Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 61.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics96.5% 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 Drive108% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime16.8 Days
Run DateAug 15 '19 at 17:29
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$284
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
61.6% Good
1-Core 110
2-Core 194
73% 152 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 526
56% 434 Pts
64-Core 592
40% 592 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Lighting 383
Reflection 362
Parallax 379
99% 374 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 379
Splatting 241
94% 284 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$60
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 118 109 107 100 97 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 466
Mixed 390
SusWrite 140
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 59.8
205% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 108%
Great: 124%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
616GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 142 146 147 149 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 150
Write 154
Mixed 82
SusWrite 146
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$107
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
71.4% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23.6
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 18.2
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 82.8
48% 82.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.4%
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 9,300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,059
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HDDRAMUSB
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