Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics17.9% 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 Drive70.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory7.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 03 '21 at 17:11
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Memory 84.6
1-Core 113
2-Core 201
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 392
50% 370 Pts
64-Core 393
26% 393 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
Zotac(19DA 288A) 1GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
17.9% Very poor
Lighting 21.3
Reflection 17.8
Parallax 20.8
17% 20 fps
MRender 24.8
Gravity 22.8
Splatting 16.5
19% 21.4 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 17.9%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$89
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 241 240 205 196 173 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 372
Write 360
Mixed 302
SusWrite 228
71% 315 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 31.9
4K Mixed 29
99% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 180
148% 221 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
56GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 299 303 295 309 305 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 412
Write 345
Mixed 338
SusWrite 303
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 36.4
4K Mixed 32.4
114% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 92.4
DQ Mixed 172
143% 216 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda Desktop 5TB-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 78 73 80 95 82 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 67.8
Write 76.3
Mixed 40.9
SusWrite 80.5
49% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 0.6
217% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 86%
Seagate ST5000LM000-2AN170 5TB
432GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 52 50 46 51 52 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 63.9
Write 63.8
Mixed 45.7
SusWrite 50.4
41% 55.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.5
137% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$67
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
52.7% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 17.5
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 15.9
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 26" 1280 720 ROW0000
Typical GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,131 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $850
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