Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 77.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics133% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (80%). 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)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 11:46
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 80%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
77.8% Very good
SC Int 95.9
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 409
94% 412 Pts
MC Int 395
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 414
62% 411 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 440
Reflection 398
Parallax 424
134% 420 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 410
Splatting 257
132% 303 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 133%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$180
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 189 211 109 75 62 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 455
Mixed 316
SusWrite 161
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 52.2
183% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 330
256% 351 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$58
3GB free
Firmware: CC26
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 116
Write 73.8
Mixed 71
65% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 66% Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
73.6% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 24.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 20.6
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 100%
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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 3,609 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $929
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