Gigabyte GA-H170N-WIFI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 75.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.8% 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 Drive94.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170N-WIFI  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151020
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:55
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
75.4% Very good
SC Int 95.4
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 95.4
78% 97.4 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 409
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 394
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 368
59% 395 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Lighting 181
Reflection 164
Parallax 168
55% 171 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 170
Splatting 117
62% 144 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 389
Mixed 402
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 28.1
135% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 23.4
77% 168 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
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
66.3% Good
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 21.7
66% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 20.6
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H170N-WIFI-CF Builds (Compare 649 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170N-WIFI - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $719
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