Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 82%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% 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.
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.
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 Date20180115
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 08:26
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$278
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
82% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 388
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 549
MC Float 653
MC Mixed 591
89% 598 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 290
Parallax 326
97% 307 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 286
Splatting 228
102% 239 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$209
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,425
Write 1,959
Mixed 1,272
417% 1,885 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 85.9
286% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,402
DQ Write 1,094
DQ Mixed 1220
920% 1,239 MB/s
Poor: 216% Great: 370%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$225
15GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 32 32 32 33 33 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
68% Good
Read 498
Write 76.7
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 35.7
36% 169 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 32.1
118% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 50.6
DQ Mixed 79.1
93% 172 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 68%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.8% Good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 19.6
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 21.1
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 2,137 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $973
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $280Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $75SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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