Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 90.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive242% 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.8 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:58
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-6600K-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 457
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 491
MC Mixed 470
72% 478 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$345
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 306
Parallax 317
98% 313 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 293
Splatting 238
105% 246 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 1,957
Write 1,314
Mixed 1,040
317% 1,437 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 46.7
217% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 182
201% 342 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 242%
Great: 258%
Seagate Expansion Desk 5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0909
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
23.9% Poor
Read 42.1
Write 39
Mixed 38.3
30% 39.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.46
4K Write 6.47
4K Mixed 0.67
255% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 23.9%
Great: 91%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$124
479GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 115
Write 85.5
Mixed 92.3
73% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.19
96% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3840 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 30.4
104% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 45.2
SC Mixed 32.3
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,073
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