Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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. 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 67.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics80.8% 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 Drive19.5% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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-H97-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory19 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '20 at 01:55
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$340
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
67.8% Good
1-Core 105
2-Core 210
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 531
57% 446 Pts
64-Core 544
36% 544 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 78%
Graphics Cards 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 above expectations (61st percentile)
2.99% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 16.8
Parallax 21.3
3% 16.7 fps
MRender 19.2
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 17.8
3% 14.8 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.99%
Great: 3%
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
MSI(1462 3236) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Lighting 334
Reflection 300
Parallax 362
88% 332 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 298
Splatting 204
81% 234 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM810 2.5" 7mm 128GB
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM06D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 83 80 88 94 72 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Read 56.3
Write 160
Mixed 27.3
SusWrite 78.4
18% 80.6 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 16
4K Mixed 9.1
39% 12.4 MB/s
DQ Read 13.2
DQ Write 21.9
DQ Mixed 9.9
10% 15 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 50%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$49
153GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 72 73 75 75 76 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 109
Write 96.2
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 74.3
67% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 75%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
884GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 72 73 75 75 76 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 173
Write 168
Mixed 120
SusWrite 74.4
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
243% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 107%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$48
85GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 87 83 95 94 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
45.5% Average
Read 76
Write 82.5
Mixed 48
SusWrite 82.5
53% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IMT41GU6MFR8C-RA0 0420 0815 IMT41GU6MFR8C-RA0 24GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.8% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 14.9
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 16.7
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 50%
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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 2,093 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $928
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