Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 79.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics48.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive254% 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 25 '21 at 01:56
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
79.9% Very good
Memory 87.5
1-Core 116
2-Core 217
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 567
62% 479 Pts
64-Core 559
38% 559 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
48.5% Average
Lighting 60
Reflection 60
Parallax 60
48% 60 fps
MRender 60
Gravity 60
Splatting 60
48% 60 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1189 948 921 908 890 875 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 1,771
Write 1,534
Mixed 1097
SusWrite 955
300% 1,339 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 84.6
268% 96.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,051
DQ Write 786
DQ Mixed 947
700% 928 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 254%
Great: 363%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
151GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 112 111 112 115 116 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
77% Very good
Read 155
Write 143
Mixed 96.5
SusWrite 113
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77%
Great: 108%
WD Red 6TB (2014)-$180
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 115 115 117 117 117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 175
Write 137
Mixed 97.1
SusWrite 116
97% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.2% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 20.5
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 21.1
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 12 10 60 36.1" 1280 720 TCL0000 50S425
Typical GA-Z170XP-SLI-CF Builds (Compare 3,064 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $907
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