Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 18 '17 at 19:27
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6600K-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
57.8% Above average
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 93.9
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 264
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 400
54% 362 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
MSI(1462 3605) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2927 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 37.7
Reflection 535
Parallax 652
80% 408 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 557
Splatting 298
167% 377 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 130%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$145
341GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 488
Write 301
Mixed 327
82% 372 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 18.1
109% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 39.4
94% 199 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 85%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
69GB free
Firmware: DXT09B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
66% Good
Read 504
Write 124
Mixed 109
53% 246 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 10.2
105% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 9.8
57% 136 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 66%
Great: 68%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$90
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 141
Write 130
Mixed 127
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.23
100% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 100%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$99
866GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 140
Write 136
Mixed 120
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.74
4K Mixed 0.25
116% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.6% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 27.9
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 16.8
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 97%
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 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 1,290 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $317

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,305
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