Gigabyte GA-Z270MX-Gaming5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 74.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive196% 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-Z270MX-Gaming5  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 18 '17 at 03:33
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
74.6% Very good
SC Int 99.4
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 103
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 386
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 396
61% 405 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$491
CLim: 1310 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
65.7% Good
Lighting 191
Reflection 174
Parallax 251
66% 205 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 184
Splatting 128
66% 152 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$117
203GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 2,092
Write 1,180
Mixed 1,193
328% 1,488 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 51.6
4K Mixed 28.3
117% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 81.3
DQ Mixed 43.8
47% 79 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 196%
Great: 267%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.9% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 12.6
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270MX-Gaming5 Builds (Compare 293 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270MX-Gaming5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,067
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