Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82% 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 Drive223% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 16 '19 at 20:38
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$273
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 91.2
1-Core 138
2-Core 263
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 712
75% 587 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
82% Excellent
Lighting 323
Reflection 296
Parallax 303
85% 307 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 304
Splatting 233
82% 246 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 512GB
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1061 600 599 600 600 599 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 1,397
Write 1,931
Mixed 772
SusWrite 676
268% 1,194 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 63.3
240% 94 MB/s
DQ Read 1,334
DQ Write 1,009
DQ Mixed 1,164
872% 1,169 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 223%
Great: 250%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
492GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 136 134 136 136 137 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 76.5
Write 127
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 136
66% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2
365% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x16GB-$107
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
80.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 25.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 24.9
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 86%

 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 688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,032
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