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 as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
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MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 02:34
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-6700K-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 147
117% 147 Pts
QC Int 511
QC Float 582
QC Mixed 547
124% 547 Pts
MC Int 737
MC Float 831
MC Mixed 789
118% 786 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2426 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 322
Parallax 342
107% 338 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 324
Splatting 246
116% 270 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
349GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 118%
WD My Passport 2TB
468GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 13% Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 23.9
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 25.4
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 82%
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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 1,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,105
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