Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Designare-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170X-Designare
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Designare-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 18 '17 at 18:30
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 i5-6600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
83% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 442
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 374
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$410
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
49.5% Average
Lighting 120
Reflection 168
Parallax 179
44% 156 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 120
Splatting 125
71% 129 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$94
132GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 499
Write 194
Mixed 246
68% 313 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 13.2
95% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 45.6
53% 92 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$168
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
67.9% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 21.4
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 16.6
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 125%
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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-Designare-CF Builds (Compare 259 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Designare-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,147
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