Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding 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 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 83.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive87.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1842 x 1026 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:38
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
83.4% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 442
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 441
MC Mixed 430
65% 433 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 213
Reflection 184
Parallax 201
65% 199 fps
Gravity 193
Splatting 128
71% 161 fps
Poor: 52% Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 499
Write 382
Mixed 367
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 25.9
137% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 44.8
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 25
33% 58.5 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 122%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$46
424GB free
Firmware: AX0P2D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 91.9
Write 95.5
Mixed 98.1
72% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.18
58% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 61%
Hitachi HDS721010CLA632 1TB-$114
30GB free
Firmware: JP4OA41A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 77.3
Write 79.8
Mixed 70.5
57% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.32
82% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 23.3
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 22.3
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 88.7
45% 88.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $878
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