Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 66%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% 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)
Memory11.2 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 01:37
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$138
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
66% Good
SC Int 113
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 325
QC Mixed 302
69% 306 Pts
MC Int 289
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 305
46% 309 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.3.2
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 166
Parallax 284
72% 218 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 194
Splatting 125
66% 153 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 540s Series 120GB-$92
53GB free
Firmware: LSBG200 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 396
Mixed 379
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 39.9
145% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 79.5
106% 193 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 101%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
337GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 132
Write 147
Mixed 98.7
94% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.3
91% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
89GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 112
Write 128
Mixed 104
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.3
101% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 106%
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 (84th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 30.8
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 28.1
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 104%
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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 1,374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,281
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