Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics40.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive72.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:40
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 512
120% 528 Pts
MC Int 696
MC Float 791
MC Mixed 754
112% 747 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 1877 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
40.6% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 85.2
Parallax 127
39% 113 fps
MRender 86.7
Gravity 118
Splatting 86.8
42% 97 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$228
889GB free
Firmware: X41320RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 488
Write 339
Mixed 334
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 20.7
114% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 10.9
81% 193 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 82%
Micron_M510_MTFDDAV128MAZ 128GB
93GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 509
Write 181
Mixed 270
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 17.8
126% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 17.4
39% 74.9 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 23.2
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 26.8
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,085 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,240
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