Gigabyte GA-H97M-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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 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 67.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive36.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97M-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 22:15
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 28%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 i5-4460-$194
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
67.6% Good
Memory 89.7
1-Core 86.3
2-Core 177
71% 118 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 273
36% 268 Pts
64-Core 279
19% 279 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
72.4% Very good
Lighting 90.7
Reflection 91.6
Parallax 83.5
73% 88.6 fps
MRender 92.1
Gravity 87.8
Splatting 74.5
71% 84.8 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$35
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1C2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 33 44 51 40 62 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.3% Below average
Read 267
Write 105
Mixed 205
SusWrite 61.4
35% 160 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 23.7
4K Mixed 10.6
61% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 26.9
DQ Mixed 19.4
33% 68.4 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$43
292GB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 162 162 160 162 163 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 113
Mixed 82.7
SusWrite 162
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 114%
Hitachi HTS543225L9A300 250GB-$50
26GB free
Firmware: FBEOC44C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 62 60 62 62 62 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
37.1% Below average
Read 70.6
Write 29.5
Mixed 24.4
SusWrite 58.8
34% 45.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-056.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 17.9
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 17.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 35 29 144 24" 1920 1080 VSCBB31 XG2401 SERIES
Typical GA-H97M-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 97 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97M-Gaming 3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $429
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