Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 63%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics75.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '20 at 14:45
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
63% Good
Memory 94.5
1-Core 114
2-Core 189
81% 133 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 241
27% 208 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 63%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.6% Very good
Lighting 303
Reflection 246
Parallax 278
80% 276 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 268
Splatting 176
76% 223 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 194 123 123 113 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 349
Write 377
Mixed 283
SusWrite 166
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 36.5
150% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 249
208% 298 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 96%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
193GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 113 122 122 122 123 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 135
Write 124
Mixed 25.4
SusWrite 121
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$33
427GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 124 126 127 126 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 119
Write 113
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 125
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 72%
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 below expectations (31st percentile)
51% Above average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 20.4
MC Mixed 14.8
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.2
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51%
Great: 62%
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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 4,892 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $924
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