Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 93%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics54.6% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150803
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 23:45
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Memory 94.3
1-Core 140
2-Core 254
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 749
80% 622 Pts
64-Core 755
51% 755 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.6% Above average
Lighting 193
Reflection 164
Parallax 169
51% 175 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 198
Splatting 154
55% 168 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 979
Write 809
Mixed 413
162% 734 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 57.5
214% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 473
DQ Write 616
DQ Mixed 290
290% 460 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 137%
Toshiba MQ01ABD050V -63 500GB
153GB free
Firmware: AX0A1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 100 101 101 100 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 102
Write 99.3
Mixed 39.8
SusWrite 99.7
62% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 57.9%
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 (98th percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 16.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 60%

 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 588 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $929
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