Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics114% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% 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 (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 00:51
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 51%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 123
2-Core 247
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 643
71% 549 Pts
64-Core 644
43% 644 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 145
Reflection 148
Parallax 126
119% 140 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 140
Splatting 105
70% 120 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 114%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$59
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 300 294 283 279 293 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 464
Mixed 218
SusWrite 294
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 49.2
179% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 209
189% 289 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 500GB-$52
368GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 401 398 395 398 393 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 424
Mixed 202
SusWrite 400
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 57
202% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 150
169% 287 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 123%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.8% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 20.4
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 22.8
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 104%

 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 1,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $348

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,162
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