Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 68%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics90% 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 Drive67.7% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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 Date20160310
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 20:17
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
68% Good
Memory 79.5
1-Core 98.4
2-Core 200
73% 126 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 324
45% 326 Pts
64-Core 328
22% 328 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
90% Excellent
Lighting 359
Reflection 331
Parallax 347
94% 346 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 338
Splatting 210
90% 251 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 90%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$55
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 67 55 53 61 57 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 442
Write 347
Mixed 311
SusWrite 83.8
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 28.1
105% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 112
131% 226 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 158 160 161 161 158 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 153
Mixed 79
SusWrite 160
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52.9% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 17.9
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 17.2
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 81.5
49% 81.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 97%
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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 3,116 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,011
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Intel Core i7-9700K $365Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $240
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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