Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics136% 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.
Boot Drive94.7% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 05:24
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 131
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 388
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 462
MC Float 499
MC Mixed 471
72% 477 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2937 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 440
Reflection 406
Parallax 436
136% 428 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 427
Splatting 252
136% 310 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 136%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP S700 Pro 128GB
39GB free
Firmware: Q0308A_H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 446
Mixed 488
108% 486 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 23
131% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 33.6
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 23.7
65% 130 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 98%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$76
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 170
Mixed 164
131% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.24
104% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
WD WD5000AAVS-00ZTB0 500GB
99GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Read 58.6
Write 54.1
Mixed 54.9
42% 55.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.39
108% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2100 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
66.7% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 20.5
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 20.8
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 86%
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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 1,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,136
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