Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 83.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.3% 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.
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-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 05:45
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$276
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 404
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 660
MC Mixed 630
94% 627 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 217
52% 168 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 303
Splatting 216
103% 239 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 169 137 126 125 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 429
Write 429
Mixed 358
SusWrite 178
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 40
149% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 274
208% 276 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 95%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$118
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 197 197 197 197 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 194
Mixed 94
SusWrite 197
123% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$123
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 23.4
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 89%
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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 2,201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $956
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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