Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 77.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.7% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive71% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 13:04
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 (36th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Memory 83
1-Core 113
2-Core 221
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 428
57% 420 Pts
64-Core 425
28% 425 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
2.7% Terrible
Lighting 3.7
Reflection 0.9
Parallax 6.6
3% 3.73 fps
MRender 5.6
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.9
2% 4.3 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.7%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31480GNTD 480GB
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFME1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 153 150 155 156 157 MB/s
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
71% Very good
Read 276
Write 204
Mixed 233
SusWrite 172
50% 221 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 31.9
117% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 192
176% 266 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 71%
Great: 97%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$39
112GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 197 198 200 202 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 435
Write 204
Mixed 195
SusWrite 199
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 11.8
110% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 79.9
94% 162 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 82%
Seagate BUP Slim BL 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 73 69 65 69 69 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
32.1% Below average
Read 41
Write 110
Mixed 102
SusWrite 69.8
61% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.6
164% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
53% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.3
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 75.2
53% 75.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53%
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 2,812 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $760
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