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 as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 77.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive106% 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 (27%). 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)
Memory12.1 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 02:07
Run Duration337 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 above expectations (67th percentile)
77.9% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 361
QC Mixed 384
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 554
MC Float 621
MC Mixed 597
88% 591 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 358 333 334 337 344 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 438
Write 172
Mixed 272
SusWrite 346
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 45.1
180% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 298
219% 292 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 106%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
45GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 164 160 121 79 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 147
Write 149
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 129
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 79.3%
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 as expected (41st percentile)
72.4% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 72.4%
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 2,215 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 - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $954
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