We used 3DMark‘s ‘Fire Strike Ultra’ benchmark which is designed to be used on high-resolution gaming PCs.
Sandra Processor Arithmetic
Sandra Memory Bandwidth
Gigabyte's Z170X-Gaming 7 motherboard shows good performance in our initial batch of synthetic tests. Chart-topping results are shown in 3DMark and Sandra's memory bandwidth test, the latter of which is typically a strength for Asus motherboards such as the one Gigabyte's part outperforms.