Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive71.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:38
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 533
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 553
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 683
MC Float 812
MC Mixed 756
112% 750 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 108%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2677 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 639
Reflection 420
Parallax 479
180% 513 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 459
Splatting 276
146% 332 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 160%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$54
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 492
Write 394
Mixed 233
82% 373 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 3.71
64% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 6.33
64% 149 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 86%
Seagate ST3000DM003-1F216N 3TB
248GB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 132
Write 119
Mixed 95.1
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.18
68% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 96%
Seagate BACKUP+ 500GB
146GB free
Firmware: 0302
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 83.1
Write 57.6
Mixed 49.2
47% 63.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.15
50% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 61%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
93GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
48.4% Average
Read 88.2
Write 80.2
Mixed 86.7
64% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.29
82% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$144
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 24.5
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 27.4
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 87%
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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 1,505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $927
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