Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 77.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics100% 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 Drive103% 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.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151016
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:59
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
77.8% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 400
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 387
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 398
60% 400 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 322
Reflection 294
Parallax 337
101% 317 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 288
Splatting 214
100% 232 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 100%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
181GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 395
Mixed 407
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 45.2
166% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 44.3
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 73.8
82% 130 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 103%
Great: 118%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$85
836GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 190
Mixed 142
130% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 5.31
4K Mixed 0.69
202% 2.21 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 110%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$149
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
67.1% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 20.9
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 19.5
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 79%
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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 2,042 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,074
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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