Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 78.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive241% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170X-UD5
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5-CF  (all builds)
Memory7.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:05
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-$315
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
78.6% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 378
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 570
MC Float 624
MC Mixed 617
90% 604 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$548
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 376
Reflection 348
Parallax 363
111% 362 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 357
Splatting 228
115% 269 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 115%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$234
400GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 1,949
Write 1,400
Mixed 1,219
337% 1,523 MB/s
4K Read 52.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 46.4
198% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 483
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 178
192% 325 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 241%
Great: 282%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
64.1% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 19.8
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 17.9
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z170X-UD5-CF Builds (Compare 837 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,162
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