Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 87.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics33.2% 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 Drive209% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z170X-UD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 14 '17 at 22:22
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 124
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 444
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 462
MC Float 501
MC Mixed 484
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Gigabyte(1458 36AC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
33.2% Below average
Lighting 113
Reflection 89
Parallax 90.3
31% 97.5 fps
MRender 74.3
Gravity 114
Splatting 77.3
39% 88.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 33.2%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
156GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
209% Outstanding
Read 2,105
Write 1,224
Mixed 1,236
336% 1,521 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 28.8
155% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 36.8
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 31.1
44% 77.8 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 209%
Great: 275%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 25.3
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 23.6
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 115%
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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-UD3-CF Builds (Compare 1,071 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $898
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