Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive166% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 29 '17 at 17:47
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 574
QC Float 596
QC Mixed 585
133% 585 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 608
MC Mixed 590
88% 591 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 111%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
68.3% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 189
Parallax 227
66% 207 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 195
Splatting 132
70% 162 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 480GB-$300
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: OC34L5TP Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1,112
Write 995
Mixed 920
225% 1,009 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 20.1
150% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 481
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 18
114% 267 MB/s
Poor: 104%
This bench: 166%
Great: 169%
Crucial BX200 240GB-$62
140GB free
Firmware: MU01.4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 501
Write 258
Mixed 272
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 25.2
115% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 43.9
84% 170 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 94%
Samsung PM830 128GB
25GB free
Firmware: CXM02D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 487
Write 256
Mixed 381
83% 375 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 20.8
107% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 97.5
DQ Mixed 72.6
86% 155 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 250GB-$24
184GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 119
Write 118
Mixed 113
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.61
130% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 69%
WD WD1600HLFS-60G6U2 160GB
147GB free
Firmware: 04.04V04 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 116
Write 113
Mixed 92.6
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.73
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.39 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 28.3
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $186

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,011
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