Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 92.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive179% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151020
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 31 '17 at 04:32
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 453
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 728
MC Mixed 691
103% 686 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 454
Reflection 405
Parallax 427
137% 429 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 428
Splatting 256
136% 309 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 136%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
179% Outstanding
Read 1,357
Write 733
Mixed 955
224% 1,015 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 49
208% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 525
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 182
190% 319 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 179%
Great: 242%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
932GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 88.1
Write 112
Mixed 102
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 5.38
4K Mixed 0.78
215% 2.28 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 33.7
110% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 45.5
SC Mixed 30.9
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,117
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