Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 87.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics17.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive286% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 27 '20 at 22:40
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 18%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$274
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Memory 93
1-Core 131
2-Core 265
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 675
72% 560 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
17.4% Very poor
Lighting 59.8
Reflection 301
Parallax 59.7
16% 140 fps
MRender 59.8
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 59.7
18% 59.8 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$135
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1039 990 999 1012 1012 1007 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
286% Outstanding
Read 2,022
Write 1,014
Mixed 676
SusWrite 1,010
261% 1,180 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 85.1
276% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,305
DQ Write 1,262
DQ Mixed 586
632% 1,051 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 286%
Great: 378%
Spcc Solid State Disk 480GB
114GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 347 160 171 175 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 487
Mixed 373
SusWrite 248
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 40.6
151% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 204
189% 289 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
39GB free
Firmware: HP13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 56 53 53 53 55 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
32.1% Below average
Read 56.9
Write 58.6
Mixed 47.4
SusWrite 54.6
40% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
107% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 27.6
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 34.6
SC Mixed 27.1
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 67%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $898
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