Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 67%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.06% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive79.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 15:04
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i5-4460-$190
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
67% Good
SC Int 91.2
SC Float 92.7
SC Mixed 95
74% 93 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 342
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 346
MC Float 357
MC Mixed 365
53% 356 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
5.06% Terrible
Lighting 10.9
Reflection 16.4
Parallax 19.4
4% 15.6 fps
MRender 18.6
Gravity 6.8
Splatting 17.4
6% 14.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.06%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 191 193 189 195 189 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 444
Write 274
Mixed 233
SusWrite 198
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 58.5
4K Mixed 32.2
118% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 242
197% 284 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 102%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$8
23GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 38 38 37 37 37 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
16.4% Very poor
Read 39.9
Write 35.8
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 34.4
47% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.2
79% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 16.4%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
62.4% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.8
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.8
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 56.7
71% 56.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H97-HD3 Builds (Compare 2,995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $914
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