Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 99.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 23:23
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 139 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 485
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 785
MC Mixed 759
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 392
Parallax 432
133% 417 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 390
Splatting 249
128% 293 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 130%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$309
542GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 522
Write 412
Mixed 399
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 13.5
120% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 60.1
62% 103 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 119%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$120
132GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 56% Great: 97%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$44
440GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 124
Write 115
Mixed 24.8
64% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.43
107% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 24.8
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.4
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 99%
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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 5 Builds (Compare 2,057 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,059
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