Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160713
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:23
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i3-6300-$139
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
68% Good
SC Int 113
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 316
70% 312 Pts
MC Int 293
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 312
47% 312 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$220
MaxC: 1266 MHz, MaxM: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.3.2
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 173
Reflection 167
Parallax 266
64% 202 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 171
Splatting 125
71% 145 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 540s Series 120GB-$73
53GB free
Firmware: LSBG200 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 516
Write 258
Mixed 338
82% 371 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 23.9
119% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 79.5
105% 191 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
337GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 144
Write 147
Mixed 118
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.33
94% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
89GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 119
Write 127
Mixed 103
87% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.26
99% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
MC Read 32
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 30.7
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 27.6
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 100%
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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 1,339 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $151

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,013
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