Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics54.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors, 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150803
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 02 '19 at 16:23
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
1-Core 141
2-Core 278
99% 210 Pts
4-Core 495
8-Core 765
81% 630 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$187
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
54.4% Above average
Lighting 190
Reflection 163
Parallax 184
50% 179 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 197
Splatting 156
55% 168 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 988
Write 809
Mixed 488
168% 762 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 57
211% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 468
DQ Write 620
DQ Mixed 305
297% 465 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 137%
Toshiba MQ01ABD050V -63 500GB
336GB free
Firmware: AX0A1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 114 115 115 115 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 110
Write 109
Mixed 43.6
SusWrite 114
69% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M1 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 16.6
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 59.3
68% 59.3 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 60.5%
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-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 1,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $909
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