Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 days ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 09:23
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 123
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 413
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 607
MC Float 697
MC Mixed 663
98% 656 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 195
Parallax 208
66% 207 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 200
Splatting 169
73% 171 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
411GB free
Firmware: CC82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 151 152 143 145 147 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 133
Write 133
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 148
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
710GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 134 132 131 131 132 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 126
Write 95.5
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 132
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 114%
WD WD10EARS-00Y5B1 1TB
550GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 28 32 37 47 45 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
26.7% Poor
Read 55
Write 38.5
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 38
29% 39.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
86% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 59%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 4GB
3GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.5 1 1.9 2.5 4 3.5 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
6.16% Terrible
Read 20.3
Write 8
Mixed 5.8
SusWrite 2.4
10% 9.12 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
42% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.16%
Great: 12%
JetFlash Transcend 16GB
7GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.3 6.6 7.1 7.3 7 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
5.92% Terrible
Read 20.3
Write 6
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 6.6
10% 9.3 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
24% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.92%
Great: 26%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
71.9% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.3
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 21.7
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H170-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 2,244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $598
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