Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 90.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive243% 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 (11%). 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 08:12
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 129
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 438
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 676
100% 668 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$79
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 559 313 317 317 316 291 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 2,009
Write 1,458
Mixed 1,156
SusWrite 352
276% 1,244 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 80.5
300% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 981
DQ Write 1,236
DQ Mixed 1,013
791% 1,077 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 243%
Great: 276%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
616GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 67 91 148 149 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 137
Write 62.2
Mixed 75.1
SusWrite 98.2
69% 93 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 31.7
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 43.4
SC Mixed 31.7
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF Builds (Compare 1,569 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $837
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