Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 159%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics155% 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 Drive355% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:51
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i7-6700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 513
QC Mixed 518
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 781
MC Mixed 731
106% 714 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Lighting 470
Reflection 520
Parallax 530
152% 507 fps
MRender 275
Gravity 492
Splatting 318
158% 362 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 155%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 900P Optane NVMe PCIe 480GB-$480
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0325 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
355% Outstanding
Read 2,102
Write 1,209
Mixed 1,734
373% 1,682 MB/s
4K Read 225
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 131
587% 168 MB/s
DQ Read 574
DQ Write 382
DQ Mixed 230
238% 395 MB/s
Poor: 290%
This bench: 355%
Great: 517%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3466 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3466 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 35
113% 39.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 46.8
SC Mixed 32.3
97% 33.9 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
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 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 2,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $982
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