Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 67.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics92.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 06 '19 at 15:17
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790-$335
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
67.4% Good
1-Core 102
2-Core 199
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 576
60% 472 Pts
64-Core 580
39% 580 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Lighting 363
Reflection 339
Parallax 359
95% 354 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 354
Splatting 230
93% 260 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
111GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 380 360 379 375 365 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 400
Write 380
Mixed 293
SusWrite 370
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 36.8
148% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 253
210% 300 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 130 127 154 161 165 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 166
Mixed 82.7
SusWrite 139
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-053.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
57.6% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 17
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 18.7
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 61%
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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-HD3 Builds (Compare 4,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $900
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