Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics67.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime8.9 Days
Run DateAug 15 '19 at 03:43
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
45.6% Average
1-Core 104
2-Core 187
69% 145 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 288
34% 260 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
67.7% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 155
Parallax 258
69% 205 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 174
Splatting 178
67% 160 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 71 57 85 78 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 126
Write 131
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 78.3
72% 99 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$62
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
36.7% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 12.3
37% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.6
SC Write 10.2
SC Mixed 10.5
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 91
44% 91 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 89%
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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-Z170X-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 3,345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,151
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