Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics74.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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
1 month ago, 5 days ago.
SystemGigabyte Z170X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 23:09
Run Duration310 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
78.4% Very good
1-Core 129
2-Core 257
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 485
67% 489 Pts
64-Core 494
33% 494 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$405
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Lighting 289
Reflection 280
Parallax 326
76% 298 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 272
Splatting 219
73% 229 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$80
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,909
Write 1,813
Mixed 1,532
390% 1,751 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 71.9
254% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 1,499
DQ Write 1,097
DQ Mixed 1,219
933% 1,272 MB/s
Poor: 169% Great: 274%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
55GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 381 439 453 443 453 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 43.7
Write 484
Mixed 113
SusWrite 405
60% 262 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 66
188% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 94.4
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 161
140% 200 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 134%
Hitachi HDN724030ALE640 3TB
2TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 151 154 153 150 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 144
Write 136
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 152
81% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 89%
WD My Book 1230 5TB
1.5TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 147 148 147 134 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 135
Write 142
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 145
170% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
126% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.1% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21.6
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 19.7
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 109%
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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 1,794 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $840
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