Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 81.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics45.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140506
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 09:12
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 403
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 533
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 572
83% 553 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
45.7% Average
Lighting 145
Reflection 83.3
Parallax 189
50% 139 fps
MRender 61.2
Gravity 141
Splatting 91.5
43% 97.8 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 120GB-$146
62GB free
Firmware: 300i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 494
Write 125
Mixed 189
58% 269 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 10.8
106% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 74.6
DQ Mixed 45.7
36% 49.1 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
1TB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 179
Mixed 164
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.34
97% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 107%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
258GB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 81.4
Write 79.3
Mixed 92.3
64% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.13
54% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
52% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 17.9
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52%
Great: 62%
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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 559 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $903
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