Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive297% 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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 16 '17 at 17:30
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 518
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 745
110% 738 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2277 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Lighting 247
Reflection 211
Parallax 232
75% 230 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 226
Splatting 176
82% 193 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$298
179GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
297% Outstanding
Read 2,567
Write 1,782
Mixed 1,784
453% 2,044 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 42.2
246% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 55.8
DQ Write 558
DQ Mixed 41.8
111% 219 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 297%
Great: 326%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 42.6
MC Write 44.7
MC Mixed 31.5
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 48
SC Mixed 33.7
100% 35.2 GB/s
Latency 46.3
86% 46.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 112%
Great: 118%
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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 1,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $976
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