Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive213% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory21.4 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 18:36
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$189
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
79.1% Very good
Memory 83.9
1-Core 119
2-Core 230
83% 144 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 440
59% 434 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Palit(1569 13C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
65.1% Good
Lighting 261
Reflection 227
Parallax 269
69% 252 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 236
Splatting 158
65% 189 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB-$223
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 884 1077 1121 1115 1115 1111 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
213% Outstanding
Read 1,486
Write 1,194
Mixed 766
SusWrite 1,071
253% 1,129 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 57.9
207% 78.7 MB/s
DQ Read 700
DQ Write 391
DQ Mixed 535
401% 542 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 213%
Great: 219%
Crucial MX300 275GB-$170
256GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 383 363 151 154 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 431
Write 418
Mixed 369
SusWrite 250
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 35.3
145% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 304
224% 289 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 6TB (2017)-$129
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 159 166 167 165 166 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 82.9
Write 108
Mixed 64
SusWrite 162
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.6
181% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$88
681GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 103 108 106 105 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 106
Write 81.4
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 106
66% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1K43CB2-CRC 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 24.5
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 24.3
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 82%

 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 1,768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $817
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