Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics136% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150803
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:35
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 90
1-Core 108
2-Core 213
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 344
50% 361 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
2.85% Terrible
Lighting 3.7
Reflection 2.7
Parallax 5.3
3% 3.9 fps
MRender 7.2
Gravity 2.6
Splatting 4.9
3% 4.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.85%
Great: 3%
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
136% Outstanding
Lighting 177
Reflection 172
Parallax 195
143% 181 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 155
Splatting 0.2
127% 112 fps
Poor: 122%
This bench: 136%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC480G1CS2754D117-514 480GB
339GB free
Firmware: CS211101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 376 396 395 360 337 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 450
Write 377
Mixed 309
SusWrite 377
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 27.6
117% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 199
174% 256 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 100 98 112 93 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 172
Write 173
Mixed 75.1
SusWrite 96.7
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
58.1% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.5
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 16
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H97M-D3H Builds (Compare 2,534 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $674
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