Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 94.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 02:16
Run Duration514 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$223
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 145
116% 146 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 461
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 574
MC Mixed 545
80% 534 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$382
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Lighting 297
Reflection 285
Parallax 309
91% 297 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 285
Splatting 228
107% 239 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 110%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
7.45% Terrible
Lighting 23.1
Reflection 28.4
Parallax 18.8
6% 23.4 fps
MRender 18.9
Gravity 20.4
Splatting 37.3
12% 25.5 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.45%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Portable SSD T3 250GB
132GB free
Firmware: 0
!4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 434
Write 410
Mixed 424
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 24.1
87% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 14.3
40% 84.2 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 83%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
115GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 117%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$57
64GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 510
Write 200
Mixed 286
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 3.81
106% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 3.89
59% 140 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 79%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 103
Write 170
Mixed 111
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 5.29
4K Mixed 0.75
213% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$44
434GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 132
Write 125
Mixed 113
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 70%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB-$19
60GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
28% Poor
Read 112
Write 27
Mixed 27.4
54% 55.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.91
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.01
71% 2.45 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 28%
Great: 45%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
11GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
7.05% Terrible
Read 19.5
Write 7.51
Mixed 9.9
14% 12.3 MB/s
4K Read 6.05
4K Write 0.38
4K Mixed 1.6
90% 2.68 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.05%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$136
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.1% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 16.2
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.1%
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-Z170MX-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,501 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $173

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,094
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