Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.6% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20170106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 21 '18 at 19:04
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 i5-6600K-$231
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 598
QC Mixed 574
130% 574 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 592
MC Mixed 573
86% 572 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 109%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$350
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.6% Good
Lighting 0.3
Reflection 152
Parallax 366
41% 173 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 237
Splatting 172
77% 177 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 84%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
906GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 162 111 164 173 173 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 142
Write 141
Mixed 91.5
SusWrite 146
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2400 C16 Series 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
17.6% Very poor
MC Read 4.5
MC Write 4.6
MC Mixed 4.6
13% 4.57 GB/s
SC Read 4.5
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 4.4
13% 4.5 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 17.6%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,314 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,053
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