Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive276% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150723
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 22:01
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$188
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 95.9
1-Core 126
2-Core 246
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 474
65% 475 Pts
64-Core 477
32% 477 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Lighting 215
Reflection 186
Parallax 222
56% 208 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 197
Splatting 131
55% 160 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$63
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 963 994 1020 1000 1002 1002 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
276% Outstanding
Read 1,864
Write 1,751
Mixed 1,612
SusWrite 997
349% 1,556 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 76.6
256% 98.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,502
DQ Write 1,236
DQ Mixed 1,361
1,022% 1,367 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 276%
Great: 288%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 179 179 179 178 180 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 140
Mixed 116
SusWrite 178
118% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-3200C16-4GVKB 0420 F4-3200C16-4GVK 0420 F4-3200C16-4GVKB 0420 F4-3200C16-4GVK 16GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 30
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 30.8
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 92%

 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 1,242 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,163
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HDDRAMUSB
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