Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 73.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160115
Uptime18.6 Days
Run DateApr 11 '17 at 16:42
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
73.9% Very good
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 382
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 382
58% 391 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 341
Reflection 297
Parallax 340
105% 326 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 310
Splatting 196
102% 235 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS2211 480GB-$160
83GB free
Firmware: CS221016 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 486
Mixed 500
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 14.3
120% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 65.6
126% 253 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 102%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
21GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 400
Mixed 411
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 46.6
175% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 111
138% 246 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 112%
Great: 116%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$250
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 152
Write 228
Mixed 158
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 4.21
4K Write 2.78
4K Mixed 0.31
262% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 109%
Great: 127%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$53
715GB free
Firmware: 07.00K07 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 86.6
Write 74.7
Mixed 71.7
58% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.38
103% 1 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 24.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 20.8
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 110%
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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 2,202 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 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,010
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