Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 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 94.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive348% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 18:44
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 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 i7-6700K-$328
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 460
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 744
MC Mixed 714
106% 706 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.36
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 143
Reflection 142
Parallax 141
44% 142 fps
Gravity 143
Splatting 142
60% 143 fps
Poor: 56% Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$382
674GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1929 1941 1348 1167 1171 1162 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
348% Outstanding
Read 2,418
Write 2,160
Mixed 1,431
SusWrite 1,453
418% 1,865 MB/s
4K Read 66.8
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 91.4
320% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,498
DQ Write 1,353
DQ Mixed 1,404
1,059% 1,419 MB/s
Poor: 194%
This bench: 348%
Great: 344%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
657GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 169 172 171 172 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 160
Mixed 116
SusWrite 171
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
225% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.7% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 22.1
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 103%
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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 2,468 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,168
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