Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 95.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive108% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z170X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 11:25
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 499
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 519
MC Mixed 497
75% 500 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 201 202 113 98 95 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 462
Mixed 396
SusWrite 192
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 58.1
194% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 108%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
950GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 120 118 121 118 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 137
Write 98.8
Mixed 77
SusWrite 119
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$115
345GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 93 91 91 94 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 92.3
Write 87.3
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 91.8
61% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 42.5
MC Mixed 34.8
108% 38 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 28.1
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
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 1,180 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 119% - Outstanding Total price: $581
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