Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 79.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive134% 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150724
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 05:29
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
79.5% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 109
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 411
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 441
65% 437 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
68.5% Good
Lighting 220
Reflection 185
Parallax 204
66% 203 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 197
Splatting 133
70% 162 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$137
250GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 543 556 445 245 151 121 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 786
Write 548
Mixed 612
SusWrite 343
128% 572 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 52.4
188% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 501
DQ Write 528
DQ Mixed 467
364% 499 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 134%
Great: 143%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$94
66GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 147 146 147 148 147 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 438
Mixed 395
SusWrite 179
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 61.4
190% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 353
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
449GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 114 116 118 117 118 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 172
Write 85.7
Mixed 116
SusWrite 116
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 10
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.9
574% 4.67 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 267%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 927GB
821GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 114 116 118 118 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 311
Write 282
Mixed 102
SusWrite 116
148% 203 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.5
518% 4.57 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 123%
Great: 179%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
79.7% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 26.4
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 24.2
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 86%
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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 2,774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $938
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