Gigabyte GA-H170M-DS3H-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics8.06% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive85.2% 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170M-DS3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateJun 17 '17 at 17:19
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User JAM-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59% Above average
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 96.1
SC Mixed 92.5
74% 92.5 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 287
66% 290 Pts
MC Int 294
MC Float 320
MC Mixed 305
46% 306 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
8.06% Terrible
Lighting 20.5
Reflection 25.9
Parallax 21.1
6% 22.5 fps
MRender 19.1
Gravity 17.9
Splatting 32.9
9% 23.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.06%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$124
189GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 502
Write 360
Mixed 429
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 45.9
4K Mixed 32.8
99% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 70.7
107% 201 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 102%
Seagate ST3750528AS 750GB-$75
338GB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 111
Write 97.3
Mixed 101
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.58
125% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
58.1% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 18.8
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 15
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 90
44% 90 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H170M-DS3H-CF Builds (Compare 362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170M-DS3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $682
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