Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 48%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics11.2% 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 Drive100% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141022
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 24 '19 at 22:39
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 100%

 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 Xeon E3-1231 v3-$248
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48% Average
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 122
43% 92 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 528
50% 400 Pts
64-Core 533
36% 533 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K620-$170
Nvidia(10DE 1098) 2GB
CLim: 1124 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
11.2% Very poor
Lighting 46
Reflection 37.5
Parallax 35.4
11% 39.6 fps
MRender 25
Gravity 41.3
Splatting 36.2
11% 34.2 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 11.2%
Great: 11%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 443 340 297 300 301 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 453
Write 442
Mixed 372
SusWrite 354
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 43.9
154% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 214
181% 263 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
48.3% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 15.3
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 8.7
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 128
31% 128 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.3%
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-H97M-D3H Builds (Compare 4,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $739
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