Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 19 '16 at 23:14
Run Duration59 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 443
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 458
MC Mixed 439
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 107%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
90GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 149
Write 107
Mixed 102
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.26
91% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
42.7% Average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 13.3
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 13.5
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 86%
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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 2,117 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $742
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