Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 83.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.6% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:48
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 way above expectations (91st percentile)
83.1% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 115
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 413
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 567
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 596
88% 588 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
Gainward(10B0 13C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 187
Parallax 225
66% 206 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 191
Splatting 138
69% 161 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$140
74GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 481
Write 339
Mixed 338
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 22.2
124% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 66.2
112% 221 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 94%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$71
575GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 97
Write 134
Mixed 120
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.35
4K Mixed 0.73
210% 2.26 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608DT1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 19.6
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 62%
Great: 75%
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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-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $945
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