Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 86.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics32.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive117% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 10 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.
Run History
10 months ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 03:08
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 120
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 445
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 464
MC Mixed 451
67% 450 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$155
EVGA(3842 1958) 2GB
MaxC: 1493 MHz, MaxM: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
32.2% Below average
Lighting 100
Reflection 86.6
Parallax 97.1
30% 94.6 fps
MRender 77.6
Gravity 93.6
Splatting 73.3
40% 81.5 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
72GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 403
Mixed 417
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 50
190% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 117
143% 253 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 117%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$124
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 32.1
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 27.7
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 840 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $967
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