Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% 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-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 05 '18 at 06:25
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 535
QC Float 570
QC Mixed 552
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 571
MC Mixed 552
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 344
Reflection 310
Parallax 325
104% 326 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 313
Splatting 232
108% 251 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$225
267GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 496
Mixed 509
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 31.2
161% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 27.5
92% 204 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 111%
Great: 120%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$95
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 175
Write 130
Mixed 127
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.18
102% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 88%
Asrock 3TB+ Unlocker 802GB
746GB free
Firmware: 1.00
4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 108
Write 98.1
Mixed 90.8
74% 99 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.28
102% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$168
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.6% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 13.3
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 14.3
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 81%
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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 1,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,236
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HDDRAMUSB
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