Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.27% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140628
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:51
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i5-4460-$178
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
63.1% Good
SC Int 91.8
SC Float 93.2
SC Mixed 89.9
73% 91.6 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 319
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 362
MC Mixed 361
54% 361 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5500
Asus(1043 038E) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
3.27% Terrible
Lighting 9.2
Reflection 10.7
Parallax 10.9
3% 10.3 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 7.9
Splatting 10.1
4% 8.57 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.27%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
448GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 152
Write 138
Mixed 143
109% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.29
116% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 107%
WD WD1600AABS-00PRA0 160GB
46GB free
Firmware: 05.06H05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
35.3% Below average
Read 61
Write 61.7
Mixed 40.9
41% 54.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.38
90% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
55.4% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 17.5
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 15.5
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H97-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 572 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3 - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $867
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