Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
Very high background CPU (77%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:31
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 77%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i7-6700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
72.6% Very good
SC Int 96.3
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 361
QC Mixed 348
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 626
MC Mixed 592
86% 580 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$329
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 155
46% 147 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 284
Splatting 143
92% 208 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 299 249 208 160 136 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 438
Write 454
Mixed 349
SusWrite 243
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 55.9
188% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 324
249% 340 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 107%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
45GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 164 165 161 158 162 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 140
Write 148
Mixed 84
SusWrite 162
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
71.2% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23.1
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 21.1
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.2%
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 2,219 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $966
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Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $329Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $77
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $237Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $799Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $120SanDisk 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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