Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics133% 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 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime12.5 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:09
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 470
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 462
MC Float 500
MC Mixed 478
72% 480 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 427
Reflection 395
Parallax 456
135% 426 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 406
Splatting 252
130% 298 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 133%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
190GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 515
Write 355
Mixed 360
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 9.75
99% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 9.78
77% 181 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 82%
Intel 320 Series 160GB-$89
117GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 261
Write 164
Mixed 199
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 14.8
73% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 21.5
DQ Write 44.7
DQ Mixed 14.8
16% 27 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 47%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
466GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 143
Write 148
Mixed 150
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.31
97% 1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$204
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
43.2% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 13.3
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 14.9
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 103%
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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 GT Builds (Compare 261 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,585
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