Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 94.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive236% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:12
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i7-7700K-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 451
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 771
MC Mixed 733
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
39% Below average
Lighting 121
Reflection 81.9
Parallax 121
37% 108 fps
MRender 80.8
Gravity 114
Splatting 85
40% 93.4 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$103
157GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 2,022
Write 1,223
Mixed 1,218
328% 1,488 MB/s
4K Read 55.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 49
205% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 533
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 177
195% 336 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 236%
Great: 262%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
686GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 152
Mixed 124
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.28
88% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
40.4% Average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 11.5
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 14
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 40.4%
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 5 Builds (Compare 2,391 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,174
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HDDRAMUSB
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