Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics87.4% 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 Drive295% 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.
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
14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '19 at 17:32
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
96% Outstanding
Memory 93.8
1-Core 155
2-Core 310
104% 186 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 803
85% 665 Pts
64-Core 842
56% 842 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 96%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
MSI(1462 3235) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1608 MHz, MLim: 1887 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Lighting 113
Reflection 123
Parallax 113
91% 116 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 103
Splatting 94
83% 99.6 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 91%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$391
356GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1433 1418 1407 1346 1282 1245 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
295% Outstanding
Read 2,160
Write 1,462
Mixed 817
SusWrite 1,355
322% 1,448 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 72.9
289% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1274
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 451
435% 711 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 295%
Great: 279%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FAR1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78.3% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.2
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 71%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $878
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