Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics53.4% 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 Drive125% 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 (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 19:54
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$328
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 118
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 393
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 609
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 663
98% 656 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.4% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$160
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 456 450 292 228 236 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 473
Mixed 367
SusWrite 354
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 61.4
217% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 335
259% 353 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 125%
Great: 124%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
957GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 160 160 158 158 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 148
Write 156
Mixed 20
SusWrite 158
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
157% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 110%
Adata S102 Pro USB 3.0 16GB-$8
11GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 23 21 24 22 24 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
20.5% Poor
Read 87.2
Write 24.3
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 22.4
41% 38.3 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
50% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 26%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
95% Outstanding
MC Read 35
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 29.2
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 38.9
SC Mixed 28.4
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 95%
Great: 106%
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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 2,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,166
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HDDRAMUSB
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