Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 89.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics128% 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.
Memory40GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 40GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory36 GB free of 40 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 18:35
Run Duration74 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i7-7700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
89.4% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 419
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 768
MC Mixed 724
108% 722 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
EVGA(3842 6181) ≥ 4GB; EVGA
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 419
Reflection 384
Parallax 412
129% 405 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 392
Splatting 248
128% 294 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 128%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$60
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 321
Write 278
Mixed 249
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 44.7
160% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 195
170% 251 MB/s
Poor: 49% Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS16G4D240FSC.16FBR 859B BLS16G4D240FSC.16FBR 859B BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD 40GB
2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 16384, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
80.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 25.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 24.4
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
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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 1,976 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,140
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