Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
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 82.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics1.35% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:16
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU8%

 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
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 119
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 415
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 489
MC Mixed 488
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5450
PwrHis(1787 2291) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.872.0.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.35% Terrible
Lighting 4.1
Reflection 6.4
Parallax 5.2
1% 5.23 fps
MRender 3.7
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 3.5
1% 3.23 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.35%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 43 102 121 132 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 112
Write 145
Mixed 85.6
SusWrite 97.7
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 82%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
53GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 123 132 132 123 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 148
Write 143
Mixed 82.1
SusWrite 128
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
125GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 115 128 115 123 137 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 154
Write 150
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 120
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 85%
WD My Passport 25E1 2TB
207GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 81 81 81 80 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
34.7% Below average
Read 78.5
Write 78.9
Mixed 40.1
SusWrite 79.7
93% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 47%
WD Elements 1TB
46GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 52 51 53 51 52 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
33.4% Below average
Read 107
Write 103
Mixed 51.8
SusWrite 51.7
101% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
104% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99P5474-013.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.9
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 18.2
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H97M-D3H Builds (Compare 2,735 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $742
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