Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 25 '16 at 06:32
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i3-6100-$120
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
66.7% Good
SC Int 114
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 115
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 309
69% 306 Pts
MC Int 289
MC Float 326
MC Mixed 315
46% 310 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1201.0
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
65.6% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 156
Parallax 258
68% 204 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 164
Splatting 177
64% 153 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
622GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 152
Mixed 161
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.21
87% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 25.5
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 25.4
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,077
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