Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.4% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170X-UD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime2 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 23:05
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 339
QC Mixed 420
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 435
MC Mixed 392
60% 399 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$200
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.12.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 172
Parallax 310
79% 236 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 216
Splatting 132
72% 166 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
454GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 48 43 93 128 135 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
65% Good
Read 143
Write 140
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 83.6
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65%
Great: 109%
WD WD3200AVVS-63L2B0 320GB
56GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 44 45 46 45 44 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
25.6% Poor
Read 44
Write 41.5
Mixed 31
SusWrite 44.7
30% 40.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$116
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
76.2% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.3
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 20.9
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 80%
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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 1,227 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $825
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