Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics42.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive250% 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.
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 17 '16 at 06:58
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i3-6320-$160
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
72.1% Very good
SC Int 122
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 334
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 310
MC Float 350
MC Mixed 336
50% 332 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 1962) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6839
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
42.6% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 120
Parallax 142
44% 134 fps
MRender 82.7
Gravity 123
Splatting 85.4
42% 97 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
391GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 1,905
Write 1,302
Mixed 1,592
355% 1,599 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 62.8
236% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 591
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 237
246% 408 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 250%
Great: 274%
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
167GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 492
Write 339
Mixed 405
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 23.7
95% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 74.3
87% 157 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78%
Great: 82%
Seagate ST3500630AS 500GB-$37
405GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
!4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
33.3% Below average
Read 59.7
Write 55.9
Mixed 62.3
45% 59.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.23
77% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 44%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
979GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
38.2% Below average
Read 91.8
Write 93
Mixed 95.4
121% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.19
57% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$153
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2992 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.5% Very good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 22.1
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23.9
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 120%
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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 2,685 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: 89% - Excellent Total price: $968
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