Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics161% 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 Drive185% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 06:35
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CYP-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 138
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 458
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 754
MC Mixed 714
106% 710 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
Gigabyte(1458 374C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2822 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 395
Reflection 548
Parallax 653
151% 532 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 555
Splatting 308
168% 380 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 161%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$337
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
185% Outstanding
Read 1,495
Write 771
Mixed 973
238% 1,080 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 42.4
216% 85.8 MB/s
DQ Read 439
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 155
159% 265 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 185%
Great: 238%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
202GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 118
Write 118
Mixed 112
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.16
4K Write 0.77
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 31.5
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 44.3
SC Mixed 31.7
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
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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 2,473 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,140
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