Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.5% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 01 '17 at 19:02
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-6700K-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 474
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 682
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 181
Parallax 194
63% 195 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 195
Splatting 128
69% 159 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$99
161GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 490
Write 373
Mixed 409
94% 424 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 22.4
144% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 37.3
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 18.7
30% 54.2 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
789GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 189
Mixed 183
138% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.24
100% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$132
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.9% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 12.2
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 14.9
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 85%
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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 2,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $981
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