Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 78.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive68.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141119
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:51
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$310
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
78.9% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 410
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 390
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 412
60% 402 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3763) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
38.1% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 78.7
Parallax 116
37% 105 fps
MRender 79.6
Gravity 111
Splatting 82.2
39% 91 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP600 256GB
135GB free
Firmware: 2.9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 457
Write 213
Mixed 275
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 17
110% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 19.6
44% 85 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$52
616GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 89.8
Write 87.2
Mixed 90.1
67% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.23
70% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G 0420 F3-1333C9-4GIS KHX1600C10D3/4G 0420 F3-1333C9-4GIS 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
53.7% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 16.6
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.1
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
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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 1,202 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $860
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