Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150803
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 22:12
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 493
112% 492 Pts
MC Int 710
MC Float 760
MC Mixed 753
111% 741 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 100%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
65.3% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 163
Parallax 168
57% 175 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 197
Splatting 150
72% 167 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 984
Write 798
Mixed 410
161% 730 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 56.4
210% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 472
DQ Write 609
DQ Mixed 299
293% 460 MB/s
Poor: 55% Great: 142%
Toshiba MQ01ABD050V -63 500GB
152GB free
Firmware: AX0A1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 100 100 101 100 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 99.9
Write 101
Mixed 39.9
SusWrite 99.6
62% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 57.2%
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 (95th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 16.5
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.1
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 48%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical GA-H97-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 1,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $984
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