Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics132% 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 Drive243% 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:27
Run Duration201 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 388
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 592
MC Float 669
MC Mixed 624
94% 628 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 422
Reflection 390
Parallax 439
132% 417 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 408
Splatting 253
132% 301 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 132%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
178GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 2,440
Write 1,032
Mixed 1,226
343% 1,566 MB/s
4K Read 60.7
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 45
216% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 540
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 143
174% 314 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 243%
Great: 271%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$55
103GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 480
Write 208
Mixed 290
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 4.16
111% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 4.24
58% 136 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 76%
Seagate ST2000LX001-1RG174 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
50% Average
Read 97.9
Write 75.9
Mixed 60.2
58% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.44
116% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50%
Great: 64%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
885GB free
Firmware: 0502
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 94.6
Write 98.4
Mixed 100
74% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.26
82% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 67%
Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ152 500GB
230GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 126
Write 123
Mixed 96.9
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 0.71
4K Mixed 0.22
65% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3200-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
86% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 24.3
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 27.3
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 86%
Great: 107%
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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 1,608 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 - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,072
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