Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 85.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics58.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive87.9% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime9.2 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:15
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
85.9% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 418
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 604
MC Float 633
MC Mixed 636
94% 624 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
PNY(196E 1131) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1392 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Lighting 177
Reflection 162
Parallax 184
54% 174 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 174
Splatting 119
74% 147 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CV1-8B128 128GB
29GB free
Firmware: G871201 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 517
Write 174
Mixed 213
66% 301 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 38.5
151% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 64.8
93% 177 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
810GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 176
Mixed 175
138% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.23
90% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.2
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $922
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