Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3 Ultra-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 100%
Desktop 104%
Workstation 72%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 72.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics110% 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 Drive205% 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170X-UD3 Ultra
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3 Ultra-CF  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:55
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
72.2% Very good
SC Int 121
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 123
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 309
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 596
91% 610 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 361
Reflection 306
Parallax 356
111% 341 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 319
Splatting 240
110% 255 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$388
198GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 1,904
Write 861
Mixed 1,086
282% 1,283 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 40
194% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 490
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 157
185% 324 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 205%
Great: 215%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
4TB free
Firmware: D781
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 126
Write 94.6
Mixed 90.4
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 6.99
4K Mixed 0.6
246% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 89%
Hitachi HDS724040ALE640 4TB-$343
167GB free
Firmware: MJAOA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 91.6
Write 88.7
Mixed 90.5
68% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.22
93% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 29.9
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 41.6
SC Mixed 29.7
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 103%
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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-UD3 Ultra-CF Builds (Compare 390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3 Ultra-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,066
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