Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive147% 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160425
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateDec 28 '16 at 16:45
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$315
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 121
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 426
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 555
MC Float 624
MC Mixed 629
90% 603 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$485
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.33
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 94% Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 960GB-$458
312GB free
Firmware: 0C5005T5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 1,118
Write 996
Mixed 905
224% 1,006 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 17.8
117% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 31.6
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 16.9
60% 122 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 147%
Great: 159%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$130
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 147
Write 139
Mixed 123
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.29
96% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 104%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$170
1TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 80
Write 98.4
Mixed 85.2
66% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 4.99
4K Mixed 0.67
193% 2.09 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 34.2
110% 38.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 41.8
SC Mixed 31.9
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
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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 801 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $900
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