Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 22:43
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$276
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
73.5% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 104
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 355
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 597
MC Mixed 571
84% 561 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Lighting 213
Reflection 173
Parallax 305
76% 230 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 201
Splatting 127
68% 157 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$89
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 191 185 185 167 165 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 455
Mixed 351
SusWrite 207
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 48.4
162% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 124%
Samsun 845DC EVO 96 960GB
161GB free
Firmware: EXT03X3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 398 404 397 410 402 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
95.5% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 383
Mixed 262
SusWrite 400
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 33.8
124% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 275
221% 310 MB/s
Poor: 95%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
484GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 157 155 156 158 158 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 123
Write 85.5
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 156
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 113%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
342GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 65 66 66 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 75.3
Write 74.7
Mixed 85
SusWrite 65.6
56% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
191% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
67.1% Good
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.8
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 20
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 104%
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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 2,196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $965
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Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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