Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics13.1% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive73.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory14.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151012
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 07 '17 at 16:35
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 480
111% 492 Pts
MC Int 726
MC Float 821
MC Mixed 784
116% 777 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti-$250
Gigabyte(1458 351A) 1GB
CLim: 970 MHz, MLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 376.19
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
13.1% Very poor
Lighting 35.3
Reflection 36.3
Parallax 31.9
10% 34.5 fps
MRender 34.2
Gravity 36.7
Splatting 36.8
15% 35.9 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
275GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 268
Mixed 274
75% 342 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 32.7
144% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 71.2
105% 201 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 90%
Adata XPG SX900 128GB-$68
14GB free
Firmware: 6.0.3b Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 497
Write 150
Mixed 199
61% 282 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 19.3
128% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 53.8
71% 129 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
77% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 23
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77%
Great: 80%
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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 2,195 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $976
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