Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 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 57.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics29.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive83% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150723
Uptime8.4 Days
Run DateDec 23 '16 at 21:23
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6400-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Memory 78.2
1-Core 90.6
2-Core 171
67% 113 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 243
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 239
16% 239 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 375.57
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.9% Poor
Lighting 121
Reflection 103
Parallax 114
32% 112 fps
MRender 72.5
Gravity 111
Splatting 74.1
30% 85.7 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 506
Write 144
Mixed 287
68% 312 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 40.3
142% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 99.9
106% 182 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 83%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905625-029.A00G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
34.6% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 10.9
34% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 9.3
23% 7.97 GB/s
Latency 83.9
48% 83.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 44%

 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 4,816 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $906
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