Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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.
Boot Drive107% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3413 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 07:01
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 392
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 674
MC Mixed 594
90% 606 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 288
Parallax 326
99% 310 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 292
Splatting 230
103% 241 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$97
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 393 393 391 386 379 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 419
Mixed 349
SusWrite 391
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 45.4
169% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 262
204% 279 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 128%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 764GB
379GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 399 399 396 380 388 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
104% Outstanding
Read 408
Write 368
Mixed 324
SusWrite 390
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 43.9
160% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 155
164% 274 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$100
843GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 153 155 154 155 152 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 142
Write 136
Mixed 94
SusWrite 154
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
34.9% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 9.5
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 10.8
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 47%
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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 2,191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,023
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