Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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 Drive81.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160713
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 11 '18 at 23:54
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 510
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 501
MC Float 530
MC Mixed 514
77% 515 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2192 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 359
Reflection 329
Parallax 308
105% 332 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 324
Splatting 258
115% 269 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$160
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 508
Write 371
Mixed 428
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 22.1
122% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 52.3
44% 60.9 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
784GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 168
Mixed 148
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.31
82% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.6% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 16.6
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 15.9
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 86.1
46% 86.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 92%
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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 2,075 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 - $186

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,117
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