Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 85.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics47.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (62%). 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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 04:43
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 62%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.7% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 446
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 511
MC Mixed 492
74% 493 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
Asus(1043 04FD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1298 MHz, MLim: 2012 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
47.2% Average
Lighting 112
Reflection 171
Parallax 164
41% 149 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 111
Splatting 126
52% 125 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 464
Write 178
Mixed 234
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 16.6
98% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 12.6
64% 145 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 179
Mixed 162
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.3
96% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT4G4DFS8213.C8FBD2 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 23.1
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 23.5
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72%
Great: 98%
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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 1,983 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,123
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