Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 72%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics76.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive46.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151102
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 01 '19 at 13:04
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 19%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$176
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
72% Very good
Memory 84.1
1-Core 93.6
2-Core 184
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 278
45% 319 Pts
64-Core 373
25% 373 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$367
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.7% Very good
Lighting 321
Reflection 280
Parallax 294
84% 299 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 279
Splatting 220
77% 233 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 650 120GB
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 47 43 38 37 56 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 417
Write 40.2
Mixed 83.7
SusWrite 46.8
32% 147 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 22.9
4K Mixed 19.6
74% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 15.1
DQ Mixed 41
44% 77 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 83%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
29GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,840
Write 1,399
Mixed 593
281% 1,277 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 49.8
186% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 900
DQ Write 708
DQ Mixed 592
500% 733 MB/s
Poor: 150% Great: 231%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$89
1TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 105 106 105 106 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 93.3
Write 91.2
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 107
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69.1% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 21.5
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 19.1
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 89%

 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 1,128 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $668
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