Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics144% 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.
Boot Drive273% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:09
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 544
QC Float 572
QC Mixed 560
127% 559 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 579
MC Mixed 561
84% 562 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2762 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 469
Reflection 430
Parallax 450
143% 450 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 453
Splatting 277
144% 330 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 144%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
551GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 417
Mixed 427
101% 456 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 36.4
169% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 29.4
102% 226 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 111%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
465GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 413
Mixed 422
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 50.7
198% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 116
142% 250 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 121%
Great: 118%
Crucial BX200 240GB-$68
219GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 496
Write 256
Mixed 268
75% 340 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 24.3
117% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 40.9
50% 83.7 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 78%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$118
76GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
273% Outstanding
Read 2,621
Write 1,255
Mixed 1,355
383% 1,744 MB/s
4K Read 60.5
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 44
235% 89.6 MB/s
DQ Read 578
DQ Write 429
DQ Mixed 189
227% 399 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 273%
Great: 270%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 28.4
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 26.8
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,064
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