Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics79.3% 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 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. How to reduce background CPU.
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 Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$286
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Memory 85.7
1-Core 122
2-Core 228
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 614
64% 503 Pts
64-Core 594
40% 594 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.3% Very good
Lighting 315
Reflection 288
Parallax 326
83% 310 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 292
Splatting 230
80% 241 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$160
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 393 393 391 386 379 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th 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: 70%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
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)-$114
843GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 153 155 154 155 152 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd 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: 57%
This bench: 85%
Great: 112%
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 (30th 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: 28%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 46%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $980
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