Gigabyte GA-Z270MX-Gaming5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270MX-Gaming5  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 05:06
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 (96th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 288
102% 216 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 740
80% 622 Pts
64-Core 745
50% 745 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$399
CLim: 2189 MHz, MLim: 2227 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.59
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
66.9% Good
Lighting 2.9
Reflection 316
Parallax 367
1% 228 fps
MRender 16.5
Gravity 307
Splatting 250
70% 191 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 66.9%
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 6,720
Write 6,434
Mixed 5,966
1,423% 6,374 MB/s
4K Read 789
4K Write 432
4K Mixed 406
1,945% 542 MB/s
DQ Read 1,872
DQ Write 1,136
DQ Mixed 1,227
988% 1,412 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 2,018
Write 922
Mixed 687
264% 1209 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 56.6
219% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 1049
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 420
375% 588 MB/s
Poor: 118% Great: 237%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$15
247GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 90 90 87 87 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 112
Write 101
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 87.3
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 59%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$35
274GB free
Firmware: 06.01D06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 87 87 85 83 83 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 84.3
Write 79.8
Mixed 61.7
SusWrite 84.6
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
109% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 48.5%
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)
96.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 29.6
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 30.3
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270MX-Gaming5 Builds (Compare 1,044 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
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Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270MX-Gaming5

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