Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Gaming 73%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 85.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.5% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateOct 05 '17 at 04:35
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$306
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 412
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 597
MC Float 684
MC Mixed 637
96% 640 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$400
CLim: 1338 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.9.3
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Lighting 225
Reflection 183
Parallax 288
77% 232 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 208
Splatting 132
71% 163 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Ignite 240GB-$80
144GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 505
Mixed 508
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 14.5
113% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 64.1
126% 254 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$66
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 176
Mixed 175
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.23
83% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
99% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 29.9
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 29.8
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 55.1
72% 55.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99%
Great: 105%
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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 957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
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Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,208
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