Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics23.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive85% 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:31
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 555
QC Mixed 542
119% 527 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 540
81% 539 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
23.4% Poor
Lighting 66.2
Reflection 65.2
Parallax 82.7
22% 71.4 fps
MRender 48.3
Gravity 63.1
Splatting 60.9
24% 57.4 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 23.4%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$67
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 495
Write 406
Mixed 417
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 24.1
128% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 31.3
DQ Write 87.8
DQ Mixed 17.5
26% 45.5 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
697GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 163
Mixed 158
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.3
116% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
89% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 27.8
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 24.2
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89%
Great: 92%
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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 1,255 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-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $800
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $310Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $67
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $234Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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