Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 TH-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 95.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170X-UD5 TH
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 TH-CF  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:11
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 i5-6600K-$216
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 502
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 523
MC Mixed 506
76% 505 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Gigabyte(1458 366F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 229
Reflection 195
Parallax 214
69% 213 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 208
Splatting 137
73% 167 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 2,183
Write 1,188
Mixed 1,339
346% 1,570 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 44.5
205% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 561
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 184
208% 361 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 241%
Great: 237%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
510GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
72% Very good
Read 144
Write 107
Mixed 119
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.49
138% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C13 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
47.3% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 13.9
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.9
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 53%
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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 TH-CF Builds (Compare 420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 TH-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,168
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