Gigabyte GA-Q170M-D3H-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 54%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 96.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive31.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Q170M-D3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Q170M-D3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170525
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMay 01 '18 at 07:25
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 i7-7700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 469
107% 474 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 768
MC Mixed 730
108% 724 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 80.4
Parallax 115
36% 104 fps
MRender 76.4
Gravity 110
Splatting 82.2
39% 89.6 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB
225GB free
Firmware: 30000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 523
Write 248
Mixed 328
81% 366 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 17
103% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 16.9
91% 209 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 79%
SanDisk SSD 128GB-$84
23GB free
Firmware: 2.0.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Read 442
Write 38.6
Mixed 64.9
38% 182 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 8.26
4K Mixed 5.75
36% 9.98 MB/s
DQ Read 29.4
DQ Write 8.85
DQ Mixed 5.48
8% 14.6 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 49%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$42
141GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 71.5
Write 75.5
Mixed 84.6
58% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.38
87% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.8% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 14.4
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Q170M-D3H-CF Builds (Compare 17 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 72%
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Q170M-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $557
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