Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 24%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 76%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics16.6% 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 Drive56.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (37%). 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)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:40
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
76% Very good
SC Int 92.7
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 98.8
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 404
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 394
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 406
61% 409 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560-$180
Asus(1043 83B4) 1GB
CLim: 850 MHz, MLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (44 fps cap detected)
16.6% Very poor
Lighting 45.4
Reflection 45.9
Parallax 43.7
14% 45 fps
MRender 44.4
Gravity 46.9
Splatting 40.4
19% 43.9 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 16.6%
Great: 21%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$140
6GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 471
Write 174
Mixed 232
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 11.6
69% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 15.1
48% 106 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBF2X04JEEE35-12-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 24.6
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 19.4
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 78.6
51% 78.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 84%
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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 2,786 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,071
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