Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive100% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 16:31
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i5-6500-$170
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 414
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 405
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 418
62% 416 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$120
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
34.8% Below average
Lighting 110
Reflection 89.7
Parallax 99.3
33% 99.8 fps
MRender 77.6
Gravity 99.9
Splatting 75.7
36% 84.4 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
173GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 399
Mixed 414
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 41.2
139% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 105
126% 222 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 25.7
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79%
Great: 86%
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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 732 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,110
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