Gigabyte GA-H270M-Gaming3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 46%
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 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 86.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte H270M-Gaming3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H270M-Gaming3-CF  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 29 '20 at 13:07
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 20%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Memory 87.8
1-Core 130
2-Core 254
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 698
74% 580 Pts
64-Core 612
41% 612 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.2% Above average
Lighting 66.4
Reflection 67.8
Parallax 53.3
54% 62.5 fps
MRender 71
Gravity 67.4
Splatting 70.9
55% 69.7 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$100
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3K87RA
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 455
Write 428
Mixed 307
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 18.1
106% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 137
117% 176 MB/s
Poor: 49% Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
219GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 176 180 180 180 179 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 120
Write 126
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 179
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C15/8G KHX2666C16/8G 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
42.3% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 12.2
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 10.6
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 92%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H270M-Gaming3-CF Builds (Compare 259 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 50%
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H270M-Gaming3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $579
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