Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 78.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive53.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (12%). 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 @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:06
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
78.1% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 411
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 410
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.1.1
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
69.7% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 177
Parallax 277
71% 219 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 200
Splatting 126
68% 157 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT08B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 487
Write 102
Mixed 86.2
48% 225 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 9.31
91% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 29.2
DQ Write 81.1
DQ Mixed 9.41
20% 39.9 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 73%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
9GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 395
Mixed 409
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 41.7
161% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 43.8
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 25.8
57% 109 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 100%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
457GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 153
Mixed 150
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.28
90% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23.5
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 21.5
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 109%
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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 2,588 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,079
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HDDRAMUSB
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