Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics144% 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 Drive85.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151020
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 20:15
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User ISL-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$298
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
78.6% Very good
1-Core 127
2-Core 236
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 658
68% 533 Pts
64-Core 655
44% 655 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 360C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 560
Reflection 502
Parallax 626
147% 563 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 563
Splatting 288
145% 371 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 144%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$110
259GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 159 142 180 126 97 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 433
Write 398
Mixed 329
SusWrite 180
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 40.2
154% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 138
125% 196 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 91%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$88
768GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 476 482 486 486 479 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 444
Mixed 377
SusWrite 481
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 52.8
191% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
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
77.1% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 24.1
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 25.4
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,048
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