Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive92.9% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:00
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-7700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 482
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 801
MC Mixed 762
113% 755 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
Zotac(19DA 1445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.1% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 142
44% 143 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 143
Splatting 142
60% 143 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 337
Mixed 353
87% 393 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 26.1
133% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 81.4
120% 229 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 116%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$89
30GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 482
Write 339
Mixed 343
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 20.6
108% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 39.8
97% 207 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$86
209GB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 103
Write 99.8
Mixed 111
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.24
78% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 24.9
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 28.8
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 55.1
72% 55.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 95%
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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 3,111 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $870
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