Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140626
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 14:02
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 404
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 407
MC Float 405
MC Mixed 404
61% 406 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
64% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 176
Parallax 194
61% 190 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 186
Splatting 126
66% 152 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 490
Write 448
Mixed 364
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 59.1
203% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 361 MB/s
Poor: 71% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
225GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 142 141 142 141 143 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 132
Write 109
Mixed 81
SusWrite 142
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.5
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 18.5
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61%
Great: 65%
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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 1,933 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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $755
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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