Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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. 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 71.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.59% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 05 '21 at 07:20
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6400-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
71.1% Very good
Memory 78.7
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 193
72% 124 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 356
50% 363 Pts
64-Core 372
25% 372 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7262
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
4.59% Terrible
Lighting 5.5
Reflection 7.3
Parallax 6.5
4% 6.43 fps
MRender 8.4
Gravity 5.4
Splatting 9.3
5% 7.7 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.59%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 128GB
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 91 87 90 83 83 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 421
Write 192
Mixed 218
SusWrite 88.8
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 45
161% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 180
160% 246 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 24.7
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 81%

 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 2,053 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $625
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