Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170704
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 05:11
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-6700K-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 481
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 704
MC Mixed 669
99% 663 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 408
Reflection 369
Parallax 387
124% 388 fps
MRender 218
Gravity 382
Splatting 225
121% 275 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 122%
Great: 139%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
586GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 130 128 135 129 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 173
Write 154
Mixed 93.7
SusWrite 127
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
76.4% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.6
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.8
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 96%
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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 2,390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $622
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