Gigabyte GA-H170-HD3-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 28%
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 25%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive32.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte H170-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H170-HD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 19 '18 at 19:57
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-6320-$174
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.5% Average
1-Core 76.7
2-Core 144
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 267
33% 249 Pts
64-Core 271
18% 271 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
PNY(196E 1138) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
31.1% Below average
Lighting 129
Reflection 107
Parallax 119
34% 118 fps
MRender 81.7
Gravity 113
Splatting 76.6
31% 90.4 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 40 46 38 43 37 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
32.6% Below average
Read 111
Write 59
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 41.8
16% 71 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 17.2
73% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 99
DQ Write 62.8
DQ Mixed 60.2
50% 74 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 51%
Hitachi HTS725032A9A364 320GB-$55
172GB free
Firmware: PC3ZC70F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 87 87 54 62 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 81
Write 69.2
Mixed 42
SusWrite 76.9
49% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
67.8% Good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 21.5
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 18.6
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 92%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H170-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 1,416 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 71%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $649
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