Gigabyte GA-Z270MX-Gaming5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270MX-Gaming5  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 04:56
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 267
98% 206 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 757
80% 624 Pts
64-Core 746
50% 746 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$399
CLim: 2214 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.59
Relative performance n/a - GPU benchmark error
Poor: 71% Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$272
76GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 9,410
Write 9,278
Mixed 8,836
2,050% 9,174 MB/s
4K Read 810
4K Write 380
4K Mixed 393
1,933% 528 MB/s
DQ Read 1,856
DQ Write 1,219
DQ Mixed 1257
1,013% 1444 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 131%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$250
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,017
Write 916
Mixed 707
265% 1,214 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 57.5
223% 83.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,044
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 374
356% 580 MB/s
Poor: 118% Great: 237%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$15
247GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 90 91 89 88 86 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 66
SusWrite 88.7
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 56%
Great: 59%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$35
274GB free
Firmware: 06.01D06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 87 85 83 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 83
Write 84
Mixed 65.7
SusWrite 84.8
59% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2992 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 29.4
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 43.3
SC Mixed 30.6
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 79%
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Desktop
Desktop 106%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270MX-Gaming5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $920
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