Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime18.7 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:26
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
72.9% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 347
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 357
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 450
67% 450 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$700
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 233
Reflection 168
Parallax 285
78% 229 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 186
Splatting 182
69% 164 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
133GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 1,691
Write 908
Mixed 1,111
273% 1,237 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 21.5
95% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30.6
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 17.6
28% 50 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 155%
Great: 223%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
520GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 168
Mixed 153
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.29
94% 1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBF2X04JEEEXX-12-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 25.4
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 22
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 87%
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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 2,050 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: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,083
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