Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory6.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:14
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i5-4590-$286
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 414
93% 408 Pts
MC Int 410
MC Float 406
MC Mixed 419
62% 412 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 152
Parallax 244
66% 198 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 158
Splatting 172
63% 151 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
648GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 156
Write 147
Mixed 139
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
35.2% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 9.8
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 11.7
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 35%
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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 1,119 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $824
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