Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics58.2% 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)
Boot Drive66.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '19 at 08:15
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$280
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Memory 94.3
1-Core 121
2-Core 245
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 651
75% 570 Pts
64-Core 659
44% 659 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2278 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
58.2% Above average
Lighting 239
Reflection 206
Parallax 247
63% 230 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 210
Splatting 162
58% 177 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$19
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 241 89 59 58 58 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 313
Write 233
Mixed 239
SusWrite 107
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 26.7
125% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 161
138% 199 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
440GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 125 125 124 124 124 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
70% Very good
Read 121
Write 121
Mixed 66.9
SusWrite 123
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1
156% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 70%
Great: 77%
SanDisk Cruzer Edge 8GB
4GB free, PID 556b
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.9 4.1 4 3.9 4 3.9 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
13% Very poor
Read 36.8
Write 8.5
Mixed 7
SusWrite 4.1
14% 14.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 2.3
158% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 13%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.4% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H97-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $923
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