Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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 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 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics134% 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 Drive88.9% 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)
Memory13.8 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 05:37
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i5-6600K-$217
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 450
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 454
MC Mixed 437
66% 440 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$539
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2937 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 440
Reflection 394
Parallax 428
135% 421 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 423
Splatting 243
134% 305 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 134%
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 as expected (56th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 518
Write 435
Mixed 475
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 22.1
132% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 27.5
32% 53.6 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.9%
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)
104% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 176
Mixed 163
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.22
98% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
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)
32.6% Below average
Read 59
Write 54.1
Mixed 58.7
43% 57.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.37
103% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 32.6%
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 @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
74.4% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 22.1
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.4%
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%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,133
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