Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 157%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics81.9% 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 Drive124% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 07 '19 at 02:59
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
1-Core 141
2-Core 275
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 551
8-Core 746
85% 648 Pts
64-Core 764
51% 764 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Lighting 328
Reflection 298
Parallax 314
86% 313 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 302
Splatting 234
82% 247 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$224
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 484 486 489 439 265 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 493
Mixed 394
SusWrite 440
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 52.5
196% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 340
260% 352 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 124%
Great: 126%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
346GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2467 2109 1258 1250 1251 1267 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
385% Outstanding
Read 2,554
Write 2,412
Mixed 1,683
SusWrite 1,600
462% 2,062 MB/s
4K Read 71.1
4K Write 228
4K Mixed 105
363% 135 MB/s
DQ Read 1,724
DQ Write 1574
DQ Mixed 1,605
1,216% 1,634 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 385%
Great: 358%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 30
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 42.6
SC Mixed 29.9
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 92%
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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 3,902 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,183
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