Gigabyte GA-Z170N-WIFI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop 104%
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 82.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics29.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive230% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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-Z170N-WIFI-CF  (all builds)
Memory19.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151026
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:26
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$302
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 395
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 595
MC Float 678
MC Mixed 639
95% 638 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
Gigabyte(1458 36C3) 2GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
29.1% Poor
Lighting 84.5
Reflection 74.2
Parallax 74.8
25% 77.8 fps
MRender 69.7
Gravity 86.5
Splatting 69.5
32% 75.2 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$355
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 818 793 794 795 771 663 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,870
Write 974
Mixed 756
SusWrite 772
242% 1,093 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 61.3
240% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,230
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 450
416% 666 MB/s
Poor: 151%
This bench: 230%
Great: 278%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 16GB
15GB free, PID a83a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 10 11 11 11 10 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
11.7% Very poor
Read 37
Write 25
Mixed 14
SusWrite 11
26% 21.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.9
114% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 11.7%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x16GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 23.1
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 22.6
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical GA-Z170N-WIFI-CF Builds (Compare 1,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 79%
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-WIFI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $756
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