Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.3% 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 Drive92.3% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150723
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateApr 07 '16 at 10:35
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 117
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 395
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 588
MC Float 673
MC Mixed 634
94% 632 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6472
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Lighting 312
Reflection 282
Parallax 334
96% 309 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 277
Splatting 180
94% 213 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$167
97GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 407
Mixed 412
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 26.9
150% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 44.6
DQ Write 97.1
DQ Mixed 26.2
33% 55.9 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 119%
WD Black 640GB (2008)-$89
944GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 238
Write 188
Mixed 190
154% 205 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 3.56
4K Mixed 0.77
188% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 122%
Great: 64%
WD Black 640GB (2008)-$89
944GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 41% Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB-$139
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
71.2% Very good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22.4
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 21.8
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 110%
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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 1,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,047
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