Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive257% 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.
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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 11:58
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-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 i7-7700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 513
116% 514 Pts
MC Int 672
MC Float 733
MC Mixed 709
106% 705 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 330
Reflection 308
Parallax 313
100% 317 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 292
Splatting 229
102% 238 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
165GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 2,601
Write 1,129
Mixed 1,352
371% 1,694 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 42.3
220% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 473
DQ Write 391
DQ Mixed 183
205% 349 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 257%
Great: 261%
SanDisk Extreme 120GB-$169
39GB free
Firmware: R211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 412
Write 103
Mixed 161
49% 226 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 15.4
110% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 39.2
48% 83.8 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
302GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 193
Mixed 148
130% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.3
81% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.5% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 11.4
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 14.3
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 111%
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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-Ultra Gaming-CF Builds (Compare 1,305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,079
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