Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics55.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150803
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 03 '19 at 20:46
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
96% 205 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 723
80% 618 Pts
64-Core 727
49% 727 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$183
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Lighting 194
Reflection 165
Parallax 188
51% 182 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 200
Splatting 160
56% 171 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 986
Write 804
Mixed 447
165% 746 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 56.2
210% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 468
DQ Write 588
DQ Mixed 298
289% 452 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 137%
Toshiba MQ01ABD050V -63 500GB
336GB free
Firmware: AX0A1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 112 114 115 114 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 109
Write 112
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 114
69% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M1 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 16.5
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 21.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 61%
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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-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 1,867 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3 - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $903
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