Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 90.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.1% 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 Drive247% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory20.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 05 '17 at 00:09
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Memory 91.6
1-Core 137
2-Core 280
96% 170 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 744
78% 613 Pts
64-Core 750
50% 750 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Lighting 111
Reflection 114
Parallax 106
90% 110 fps
MRender 95.6
Gravity 99.4
Splatting 96.6
80% 97.2 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$115
329GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 1,709
Write 1,340
Mixed 1,299
322% 1,449 MB/s
4K Read 62.6
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 55.1
249% 91.8 MB/s
DQ Read 631
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 199
227% 395 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 247%
Great: 258%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$107
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 175
Mixed 162
127% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.25
103% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown PSD44G213381 08D9 16G-D4-2400-MR 8502 PSD44G213381 08D9 16G-D4-2400-MR 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
73.7% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 22.7
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24.5
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns

 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 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $135

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