Gigabyte GA-H170M-DS3H-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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 80.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38% 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 Drive98.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemGigabyte H170M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170M-DS3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 07:05
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User JAM-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i5-6500-$194
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 412
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 419
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3746) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
38% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 81.2
Parallax 117
37% 106 fps
MRender 79.1
Gravity 110
Splatting 82.7
39% 90.7 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 406
Mixed 416
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 32.5
130% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 21.9
97% 220 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 122%
Crucial BX100 250GB-$160
159GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 508
Write 358
Mixed 422
95% 429 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 15
90% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 75.9
DQ Mixed 12.2
20% 36.8 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 25.8
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79%
Great: 89%
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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 513 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170M-DS3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $778
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