Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 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 91%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics21.2% 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 Drive82.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). 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)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151021
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 07 '16 at 02:35
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 127
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 472
109% 483 Pts
MC Int 475
MC Float 507
MC Mixed 450
72% 477 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 91%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6143
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (61 fps cap detected)
21.2% Poor
Lighting 61.4
Reflection 61.4
Parallax 61.5
18% 61.4 fps
MRender 61.3
Gravity 61.6
Splatting 61.4
32% 61.4 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 21.2%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
106GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 379
Write 329
Mixed 323
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 31.2
124% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 113
109% 177 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$70
658GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 149
Write 136
Mixed 135
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.22
82% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.2% Above average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 17.7
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 14.2
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.2%
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 312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,327
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