Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics7.83% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive96.8% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory1.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display5760 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 09:44
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 113
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 472
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 638
92% 618 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4678
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
7.83% Terrible
Lighting 21.2
Reflection 26.4
Parallax 22.7
7% 23.4 fps
MRender 12.4
Gravity 18.6
Splatting 34.5
9% 21.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.83%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$96
32GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 355
Mixed 391
92% 417 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 47.4
127% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 109
136% 244 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
32.5% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 9.8
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 7.6
21% 7.5 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 56%
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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 2,036 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $945
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