Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 05 '17 at 00:04
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$222
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 524
117% 518 Pts
MC Int 515
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 530
80% 532 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$228
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
72.1% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 192
Parallax 197
68% 206 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 213
Splatting 169
76% 176 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ VERTEX3 60GB
38GB free
Firmware: 2.15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
57% Above average
Read 453
Write 77.1
Mixed 125
47% 218 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 16.6
110% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 71.1
DQ Mixed 13.6
22% 39.6 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 57%
Great: 59%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$48
29GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 447
Write 116
Mixed 158
52% 241 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 14.8
111% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 28.8
35% 58.9 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 64%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
764GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 144
Mixed 124
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.26
115% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 92%
Great: 107%
Patriot Supersonic Xpress USB 3.0 16GB-$25
15GB free, PID 5000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
19.9% Very poor
Read 79.4
Write 23.2
Mixed 31.7
47% 44.8 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.02
53% 4.63 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB-$108
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 24.1
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 24.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 89%
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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 1,562 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,246
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