Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 174%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:12
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-7700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 462
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 665
MC Float 758
MC Mixed 723
107% 715 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan X-$1,096
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 316
Parallax 348
103% 330 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 289
Splatting 192
97% 223 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 900P Optane NVMe PCIe 280GB-$308
222GB free
Firmware: 0325 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
450% Outstanding
Read 2,473
Write 2,023
Mixed 2,298
505% 2,265 MB/s
4K Read 243
4K Write 219
4K Mixed 157
685% 206 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 700
DQ Mixed 358
309% 442 MB/s
Poor: 270%
This bench: 450%
Great: 464%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 406
Mixed 416
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 28.9
158% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 28.5
94% 203 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 105%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB-$181
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.4% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 22.9
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.2
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 109%
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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 3,442 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $917
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