Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80% 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.
Very high background CPU (52%). 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 15:29
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.2% Good
SC Int 104
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 309
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 372
MC Float 358
MC Mixed 322
53% 350 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
MSI(1462 3161) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1605 MHz, MLim: 1827 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.4% Good
Lighting 217
Reflection 185
Parallax 224
68% 208 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 197
Splatting 132
70% 163 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
261GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 394
Mixed 408
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 43.6
157% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 130
143% 244 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 106%
Great: 135%
Crucial MX300 750GB-$196
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR011 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
80% Excellent
Read 474
Write 327
Mixed 334
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 58.4
4K Mixed 23.6
99% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 47.3
91% 186 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
67% Good
Read 129
Write 104
Mixed 61
72% 98 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.37
142% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18.8
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 81%
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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 1,991 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: $1,113
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $225Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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