Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.24% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive45.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140506
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 15 '17 at 05:55
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790-$275
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 400
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 592
88% 586 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 85%
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. 20.19.15.4531
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
5.24% Terrible
Lighting 12.3
Reflection 16.3
Parallax 20.5
5% 16.4 fps
MRender 12.5
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 17.4
7% 12.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.24%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$55
68GB free
Firmware: 560ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 315
Write 95.2
Mixed 147
40% 186 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 10.4
86% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 20.4
DQ Write 82.4
DQ Mixed 8.84
19% 37.2 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 65%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$71
444GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 148
Write 124
Mixed 113
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 0.52
4K Mixed 0.11
36% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
31.3% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 9
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 9.5
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 68%
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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-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 410 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3 - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $735
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