Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (48%). 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 00:31
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i5-6500-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
78% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 412
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 412
62% 413 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1060 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
70.7% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 159
Parallax 267
74% 217 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 175
Splatting 186
68% 163 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
148GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 397
Mixed 407
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 35.2
155% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 24.8
95% 212 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$109
926GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 173
Mixed 171
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.62
4K Mixed 0.42
133% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 112%
Fujitsu MHZ2320BH G2 320GB
267GB free
Firmware: 8909 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
33% Below average
Read 57
Write 57.5
Mixed 53.9
42% 56.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.37
90% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 33%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 28.8
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 24.4
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 95%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,212
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