Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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 77.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95% 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 Drive141% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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 (17%). 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)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime21.6 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 11:20
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 17%

 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 i7-6700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
77.3% Very good
SC Int 119
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 348
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 592
MC Float 686
MC Mixed 638
95% 639 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Lighting 303
Reflection 279
Parallax 305
94% 296 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 279
Splatting 200
96% 222 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 95%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
106GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 254 254 255 254 353 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 366
Write 232
Mixed 319
SusWrite 286
68% 301 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 49.9
168% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 232
209% 317 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
Great: 117%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 270 291 289 286 267 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 769
Write 816
Mixed 436
SusWrite 316
131% 584 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 33.6
124% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,203
DQ Write 1,199
DQ Mixed 800
711% 1,067 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 141%
Great: 236%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 202 202 200 200 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 186
Mixed 30
SusWrite 199
109% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 1.4
297% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 23
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 22.3
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 122%
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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 1,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,191
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HDDRAMUSB
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