Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.7% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z170X-UD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150727
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:38
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i5-6600-$204
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
73.8% Very good
SC Int 99.7
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 101
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 390
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 344
58% 385 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1060 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 164
Parallax 297
77% 228 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 185
Splatting 182
70% 166 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
20GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 403
Mixed 413
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 28.3
129% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 49.7
106% 217 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 114%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$200
4.5TB free
Firmware: AR13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 39% Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$83
1TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 127
Write 130
Mixed 95.9
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$83
104GB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 129
Write 105
Mixed 99
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.22
68% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905598-009.A00G 9905678-024.A00G 9905622-057.A00G 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
74.5% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 25.1
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 22
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 88.3
45% 88.3 ns
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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-CF Builds (Compare 1,284 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,067
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