Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 74.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:23
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i5-6500-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
74.3% Very good
SC Int 98.3
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 100
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 389
QC Mixed 387
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 387
MC Float 419
MC Mixed 407
60% 404 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
67% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 178
Parallax 190
62% 192 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 194
Splatting 159
70% 165 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 67%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 168
Mixed 156
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.3
104% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 64GB
19GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
11.2% Very poor
Read 21.7
Write 7.24
Mixed 10
14% 13 MB/s
4K Read 4.92
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 1.34
123% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 11.2%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x8GB-$90
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.5% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 11.6
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 51%
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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 3,464 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: $925
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