Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics88.1% 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 Drive238% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 years ago, 3 years ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 22 '17 at 21:54
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 92.3
1-Core 124
2-Core 221
86% 146 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 591
63% 491 Pts
64-Core 752
50% 752 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Lighting 115
Reflection 117
Parallax 100
93% 111 fps
MRender 99.1
Gravity 102
Splatting 100
82% 101 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$115
282GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 1,713
Write 1,373
Mixed 1,278
323% 1,455 MB/s
4K Read 57
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 47.8
220% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 558
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 178
204% 355 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 238%
Great: 258%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$107
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 168
Mixed 162
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.2
105% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD44G213381 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66.7% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 20.2
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 18.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 90%

 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%
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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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