Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 72.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.2% 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 Drive54.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory1.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime9.6 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 06:33
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
72.1% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 102
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 366
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 400
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
PNY(196E 11C3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Lighting 126
Reflection 81.7
Parallax 118
38% 109 fps
MRender 78.4
Gravity 117
Splatting 82.7
40% 92.8 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$39
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 443
Write 193
Mixed 191
60% 276 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 9.64
76% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 6.43
27% 57.7 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
777GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 162
Mixed 150
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.28
135% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
41.4% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 13.1
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 12
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 96%
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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 2,698 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,073
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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