Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT

Performance Results

Gaming 29%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics22.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive79.1% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151021
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMar 07 '16 at 02:12
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
68.3% Good
SC Int 91.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 99.8
78% 98.1 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 343
79% 351 Pts
MC Int 348
MC Float 353
MC Mixed 369
54% 357 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (61 fps cap detected)
22.9% Poor
Lighting 61.5
Reflection 61.4
Parallax 61.4
19% 61.4 fps
MRender 61.4
Gravity 61.6
Splatting 61.6
26% 61.5 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$87
97GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 376
Write 316
Mixed 314
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 30.8
117% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 107
105% 170 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 115%
Asmedia ASMT1153E 5TB
4TB free
Firmware: 0
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
78.1% Very good
Read 128
Write 142
Mixed 121
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.16
4K Write 7.31
4K Mixed 0.38
226% 2.95 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
657GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 147
Write 138
Mixed 133
105% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$241
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.3% Average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 15.2
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 16.2
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 114%
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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 GT Builds (Compare 271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 112%
Desktop 115%
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,620
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