Gigabyte GA-H170M-DS3H-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 78.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics37.6% 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 Drive69.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170307
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:56
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User JAM-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
78.7% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 406
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 410
61% 409 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 80%
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)
37.6% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 80.9
Parallax 118
36% 106 fps
MRender 78.8
Gravity 108
Splatting 82
38% 89.6 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
168GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 496
Write 406
Mixed 416
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 16.5
75% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 28.3
DQ Write 75.7
DQ Mixed 15.5
22% 39.8 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 113%
Crucial BX100 250GB-$155
139GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 505
Write 358
Mixed 427
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 26.6
81% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 16.8
DQ Write 49.4
DQ Mixed 10.3
14% 25.5 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.2% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.6
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 88%
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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 353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170M-DS3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $763
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