Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 02 '19 at 03:12
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
67.5% Good
1-Core 108
2-Core 217
76% 162 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 425
58% 425 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
EVGA(3842 2978) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 199
Parallax 211
64% 206 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 197
Splatting 137
71% 164 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 266 266 267 269 268 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 469
Mixed 453
SusWrite 278
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 62.4
204% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 182
175% 274 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
Apotop S3C 128GB
24GB free
Firmware: N1126F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 247 189 195 170 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 308
Mixed 294
SusWrite 199
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 42.7
153% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 194
170% 254 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 85%
WD WD3200SD-01KNB0 320GB
298GB free
Firmware: 08.05J08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 62 62 63 63 63 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
36% Below average
Read 62.5
Write 59.2
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 62.5
41% 56.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 36%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 23.3
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.8
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 98%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $186

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,016
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