Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics36.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 (10th 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 i5-6400-$182
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
47.3% Average
SC Int 79.2
SC Float 92.8
SC Mixed 90.6
61% 87.5 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 214
42% 232 Pts
MC Int 204
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 239
16% 235 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 67%
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 way below expectations (14th percentile)
36.9% Below average
Lighting 121
Reflection 103
Parallax 114
36% 112 fps
MRender 72.5
Gravity 111
Splatting 74.1
37% 85.7 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 44%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th 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: 81%
This bench: 83%
Great: 125%
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 (9th 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: 35%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 44%
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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 3,250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,147
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