Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 77%
Workstation 49%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 80.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.2% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150717
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 02:34
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$224
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 108
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 421
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 435
MC Float 464
MC Mixed 446
67% 449 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Gigabyte(1458 36B7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 299
Parallax 323
102% 319 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 309
Splatting 214
105% 242 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$87
93GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 502
Write 402
Mixed 416
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 35.7
136% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 35.5
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 19.5
28% 49.5 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 178
Mixed 166
131% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.59
4K Mixed 0.37
143% 1.41 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSA.8FARG 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
76.3% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 23.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 22.1
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z170XP-SLI-CF Builds (Compare 2,769 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,064
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