Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 76.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive228% 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.
Very high background CPU (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.8 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 02:49
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 60%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-$222
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
76.4% Very good
SC Int 127
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 342
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 475
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 504
76% 507 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 286
Parallax 318
98% 306 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 294
Splatting 241
106% 248 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$202
77GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 1,934
Write 1,383
Mixed 1,258
338% 1,525 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 31.4
196% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 60.5
DQ Write 367
DQ Mixed 189
153% 206 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 228%
Great: 276%
Seagate Expansion Desk 5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0909
4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
24.7% Poor
Read 42.1
Write 41.5
Mixed 40.5
31% 41.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.44
4K Write 6.79
4K Mixed 0.67
260% 2.96 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 82%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$125
480GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 102
Write 86.4
Mixed 88.8
70% 92.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.18
82% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 98%
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 @ 3840 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 43.2
MC Mixed 30.7
106% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 40.9
SC Mixed 29.3
86% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 57.7
69% 57.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
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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 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,202
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