Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 81.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive105% 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151012
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateNov 24 '20 at 20:10
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$187
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Memory 86.1
1-Core 120
2-Core 239
85% 148 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 384
59% 419 Pts
64-Core 457
31% 457 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.30
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 65
158% 65 fps
Poor: 45% Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 135 127 122 130 123 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 441
Mixed 344
SusWrite 159
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 58.3
191% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 105%
Great: 123%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$52
226GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 95 64 18 17 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 125
Write 126
Mixed 91
SusWrite 63.1
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
229% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
75.1% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 24.8
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 23.9
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $787
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HDDRAMUSB
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