Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 93.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive109% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151016
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:13
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 457
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 469
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 623
MC Float 707
MC Mixed 672
100% 667 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Lighting 323
Reflection 282
Parallax 300
97% 302 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 276
Splatting 216
98% 228 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 399
Mixed 405
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 43.2
168% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 19.3
90% 203 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 109%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
539GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 146
Mixed 139
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.31
104% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$317
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 26.1
86% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 33.9
SC Mixed 27.2
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 94%
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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 2,064 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $186

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,108
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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