Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 15 '19 at 23:06
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 420
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 649
96% 645 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
65.3% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 186
Parallax 194
63% 196 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 180
Splatting 132
67% 156 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,941
Write 1,303
Mixed 575
279% 1,273 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 47.1
192% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,020
DQ Write 885
DQ Mixed 627
559% 844 MB/s
Poor: 140% Great: 237%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$83
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 187 188 189 190 190 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 193
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 189
107% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 29.8
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 30.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 106%
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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-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,254 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,032
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HDDRAMUSB
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