Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Gaming 130%
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% 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 Drive69.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory58.7 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:56
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$323
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 512
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 714
MC Float 811
MC Mixed 773
114% 766 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 549
Reflection 529
Parallax 581
173% 553 fps
MRender 273
Gravity 549
Splatting 306
166% 376 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 169%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$59
9GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 503
Write 205
Mixed 286
73% 331 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 3.49
102% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 24.5
67% 141 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 76%
Seagate ST6000VN0001-1SF17Z 6TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: AN02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 166
Mixed 146
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.73
4K Mixed 0.25
113% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 23.5
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 29.3
SC Mixed 24
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 109%
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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 1,635 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,223
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