Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160314
Uptime12.2 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 21:59
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i3-6100-$100
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
67.3% Good
SC Int 112
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 325
QC Mixed 315
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 292
MC Float 328
MC Mixed 315
47% 312 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
PowerColor(148C 2336) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
37.2% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 89.5
Parallax 146
39% 117 fps
MRender 64.8
Gravity 96.4
Splatting 92.7
36% 84.6 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
429GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 138
Mixed 139
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.28
97% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 105%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
305GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 184
Write 111
Mixed 115
102% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.14
80% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2133 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 22.2
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.5
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 75%
Great: 76%
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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 1,609 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $609
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