Gigabyte GA-H97M-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 79.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97M-HD3  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 03 '21 at 13:27
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4570-$298
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Memory 94.2
1-Core 104
2-Core 201
80% 133 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 384
52% 381 Pts
64-Core 395
26% 395 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Vaseky V800/120G 120GB
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW191129
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 443
Write 365
Mixed 192
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 12.2
4K Mixed 5.7
42% 12.2 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 16.6
DQ Mixed 9.5
21% 46.9 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$69
277GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 65 68 63 66 67 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 86.7
Write 79.4
Mixed 60
SusWrite 65.5
54% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19.7
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 21
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97M-HD3 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $289
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