Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 52%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.5% 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 Drive186% 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.
Very high background CPU (90%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170X-UD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 06 '18 at 22:44
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 90%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 i5-6600-$204
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
67.7% Good
SC Int 104
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 106
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 321
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 378
MC Mixed 415
58% 387 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
MSI(1462 3201) 2GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Lighting 132
Reflection 109
Parallax 121
40% 121 fps
MRender 78.8
Gravity 116
Splatting 78.3
39% 90.9 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
MyDigitalSSD BPX NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$100
59GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
186% Outstanding
Read 1,632
Write 953
Mixed 610
234% 1,065 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 39.3
154% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 395
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 54.6
118% 245 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 186%
Great: 250%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
9GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 476
Write 291
Mixed 340
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 13.3
72% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 62.7
DQ Write 37.5
DQ Mixed 26.1
26% 42.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$35
97GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 123
Write 111
Mixed 101
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.38
98% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
56.3% Above average
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.6
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 12
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 152
26% 152 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 86%
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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 1,285 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,067
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