Gigabyte GA-H170M-DS3H-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 42.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics63.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive41.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte H170M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170M-DS3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161107
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:09
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 57%

 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 i5-7400-$184
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
42.9% Average
SC Int 38.5
SC Float 44
SC Mixed 43.3
34% 41.9 Pts
QC Int 138
QC Float 188
QC Mixed 231
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 390
MC Float 413
MC Mixed 402
60% 402 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$190
MaxC: 1310 MHz, MaxM: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.3.2
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
63.1% Good
Lighting 157
Reflection 169
Parallax 254
60% 194 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 180
Splatting 128
71% 149 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$89
92GB free
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 476
Write 110
Mixed 189
56% 259 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 22.6
4K Mixed 8.66
51% 16.6 MB/s
DQ Read 23.8
DQ Write 27.4
DQ Mixed 8.77
11% 20 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
902GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 176
Mixed 160
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 1.24
4K Write 2.66
4K Mixed 0.36
140% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
37.3% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 10.9
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 11.8
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 120
33% 120 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H170M-DS3H-CF Builds (Compare 236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170M-DS3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $640
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