Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics85.8% 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 Drive102% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 11 '16 at 06:22
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$255
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
88% Excellent
Memory 93.4
1-Core 127
2-Core 242
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 616
69% 533 Pts
64-Core 657
44% 657 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 88%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.19
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Lighting 111
Reflection 112
Parallax 91.3
90% 105 fps
MRender 99
Gravity 100
Splatting 100
81% 99.9 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 375
Mixed 399
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 26.5
153% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 114
143% 255 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 125%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$107
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 205
Write 187
Mixed 168
140% 187 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.25
116% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 113%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D4-2400-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
71.3% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 20.5
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 22.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 85%

 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 1,427 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $922
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