Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.9% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170307
Uptime16.3 Days
Run DateJul 10 '18 at 01:08
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 93
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 98.9
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 381
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 366
MC Float 393
MC Mixed 391
57% 383 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
PowerColor(148C 2358) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 154
Parallax 278
70% 210 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 160
Splatting 176
64% 154 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$66
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0330AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 103 49 51 52 52 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 416
Write 367
Mixed 375
SusWrite 78.5
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 44.2
145% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 246
204% 292 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 92%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
406GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 135 139 139 139 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 153
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 139
100% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
231% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$92
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 175 180 182 184 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 100
Write 164
Mixed 63
SusWrite 178
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
204% 2 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 93%
Seagate BUP Slim BL 1TB
852GB free
Firmware: 0107
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.3 18 19 15 20 21 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
9.21% Terrible
Read 14.5
Write 9.7
Mixed 6.3
SusWrite 16.9
9% 11.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.4
100% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 9.21%
Great: 66%
Lexar JumpDrive P20 USB 3.0 32GB-$23
24GB free, PID a212
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 42 42 41 41 39 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
18% Very poor
Read 39.5
Write 39
Mixed 36.3
SusWrite 40.8
53% 38.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.2
82% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 18%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
62.2% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 18.4
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 19.3
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 79%
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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 2,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $679
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