Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 TH-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.1% 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 Drive238% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170X-UD5 TH
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 TH-CF  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 23:38
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 536
QC Mixed 541
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 547
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
Gigabyte(1458 366F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1664 MHz, MLim: 1837 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Lighting 248
Reflection 211
Parallax 231
75% 230 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 225
Splatting 158
79% 183 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,203
Write 1,105
Mixed 1,242
334% 1,517 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 44.3
205% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 597
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 188
216% 378 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 238%
Great: 233%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
510GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 138
Write 108
Mixed 102
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.49
115% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C13 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
48% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 13.9
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 14.9
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48%
Great: 53%
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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-UD5 TH-CF Builds (Compare 305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 TH-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,088
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