Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 63.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics74.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive289% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 27 '17 at 15:31
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
63.3% Good
SC Int 98.2
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 296
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 352
MC Float 372
MC Mixed 389
56% 371 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
Gigabyte(1458 3739) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 372.90
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
74.6% Very good
Lighting 237
Reflection 199
Parallax 214
71% 217 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 219
Splatting 171
78% 181 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
434GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 2,499
Write 1,888
Mixed 1,913
466% 2,100 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 57.7
197% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 148
149% 243 MB/s
Poor: 200%
This bench: 289%
Great: 323%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$33
53GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 251
Write 162
Mixed 138
216% 183 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 10.7
4K Mixed 4.64
562% 8.73 MB/s
DQ Read 11.3
DQ Write 11.6
DQ Mixed 5.05
609% 9.32 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
70.9% Very good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.1
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 19.9
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 79%
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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 1,223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,129
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