Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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.
Graphics68.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive32% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateAug 13 '18 at 06:44
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 (47th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 440
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 463
MC Mixed 435
66% 440 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
68.8% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 162
Parallax 270
71% 213 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 169
Splatting 184
67% 161 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 470 Series SSD 64GB
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM09B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 12 1.3 14 6 21 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
32% Below average
Read 226
Write 178
Mixed 106
SusWrite 26.7
30% 134 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 27.8
4K Mixed 13.4
60% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 27.8
DQ Mixed 17
28% 55.8 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 32%
Great: 40%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$49
14GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 351 351 336 318 346 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 488
Write 230
Mixed 236
SusWrite 338
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 14.4
121% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 88.3
109% 188 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
84GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 127 126 127 127 131 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 150
Write 137
Mixed 82
SusWrite 127
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
46% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 14.4
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 15.2
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 83.2
48% 83.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 46%
Great: 88%
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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 2,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $936
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