Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 94.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:56
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 497
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 519
MC Mixed 498
75% 499 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$239
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 201
Parallax 238
70% 223 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 207
Splatting 164
78% 173 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$159
165GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 401
Mixed 409
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 25.7
137% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 36.5
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 24.6
59% 116 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 29
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 28.6
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 102%
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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 942 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $986
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