Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.7% 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.
SystemGigabyte Z170X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 02:27
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$328
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 127
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 459
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 671
99% 664 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Lighting 328
Reflection 289
Parallax 339
103% 318 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 277
Splatting 215
97% 226 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CV1-8B128 128GB
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: G871201 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 517
Write 174
Mixed 226
67% 305 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 37.9
148% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 70.6
96% 178 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
622GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 180
Mixed 177
137% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.24
88% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.2
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 23.7
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 78%
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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 1,443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,016
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