Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3 Ultra-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
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 81.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics43.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive228% 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.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170X-UD3 Ultra
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3 Ultra-CF  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161207
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 07 '18 at 06:17
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 29%

 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 i7-6700K-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 394
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 567
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 564
88% 589 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
43.9% Average
Lighting 284
Reflection 150
Parallax 37.2
60% 157 fps
MRender 21.1
Gravity 112
Splatting 87.6
32% 73.5 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
223GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 523
Write 506
Mixed 512
115% 514 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 15.9
124% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 70.1
126% 248 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 2,031
Write 1,224
Mixed 1,209
328% 1,488 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 38.2
198% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 154
158% 255 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 228%
Great: 231%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
111GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Read 160
Write 61.2
Mixed 85.9
22% 102 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 9.6
91% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 78.6
DQ Write 93.8
DQ Mixed 22
34% 64.8 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 71%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$80
922GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 107
Write 103
Mixed 108
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.2
104% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$20
126GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 80.2
Write 99.2
Mixed 93.3
69% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.33
90% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 26.2
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 25.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 104%
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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 Ultra-CF Builds (Compare 437 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3 Ultra-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $948
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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