Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 81.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.1% 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 Drive110% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:22
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$306
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 383
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 663
MC Mixed 638
91% 612 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 81.6%
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 (70th percentile)
8.1% Terrible
Lighting 20.7
Reflection 26
Parallax 21.4
6% 22.7 fps
MRender 19.8
Gravity 17.4
Splatting 33
9% 23.4 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.1%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$87
29GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 400
Mixed 387
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 46.6
168% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 109
136% 243 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 19.6
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 18.4
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 152
26% 152 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 103%
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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 2,338 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $964
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