Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.7% 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 Drive100% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:51
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-6600-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 104
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 436
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 425
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 426
65% 435 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4590
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
7.8% Terrible
Lighting 19.5
Reflection 24.7
Parallax 19.7
6% 21.3 fps
MRender 18.1
Gravity 18.9
Splatting 30.8
9% 22.6 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.8%
Great: 10%
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (133 fps cap detected)
49.7% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 133
Parallax 132
41% 133 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 134
Splatting 134
56% 133 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 394
Mixed 405
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 27.2
150% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 27.2
89% 195 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 100%
Great: 134%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$92
541GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 132
Write 146
Mixed 137
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.54
4K Mixed 0.65
155% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 77%
WD My Book 1TB
45GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
18.6% Very poor
Read 34.2
Write 35.9
Mixed 26.3
41% 32.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.28
75% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 99[2/7/4]191[F/T] 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.9% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 21.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 20.1
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $655
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