Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 95.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory22.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151016
Uptime24.9 Days
Run DateJan 14 '17 at 15:47
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-6700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 461
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 668
MC Float 755
MC Mixed 734
108% 719 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$580
Nvidia(10DE 1151) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1392 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Lighting 277
Reflection 236
Parallax 286
84% 266 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 256
Splatting 186
91% 206 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 122%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron 256GB-$250
93GB free
Firmware: M306 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
39.9% Below average
Read 135
Write 128
Mixed 131
29% 131 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 15.3
82% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 96.4
DQ Mixed 15.4
24% 44.3 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 93%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$177
55GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 401
Mixed 409
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 44.8
184% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 28.3
99% 219 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 115%
Great: 119%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$185
3.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 199
Mixed 187
147% 195 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 4.01
4K Mixed 0.49
168% 1.81 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$89
241GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 109
Write 92.9
Mixed 89.8
73% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.38
98% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.1% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 23
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 20.2
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 105%
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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 1,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $151

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,025
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