Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H

Performance Results

Gaming 28%
Desktop 70%
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics21.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 11 months 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140628
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateNov 25 '16 at 10:05
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 i5-4590-$290
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
76.7% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 101
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 406
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 415
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 407
62% 411 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K2200-$440
Nvidia(10DE 1097) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1124 MHz, MaxM: 1252 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 354.56
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
21.1% Poor
Lighting 69
Reflection 43.8
Parallax 61.6
20% 58.1 fps
MRender 50.3
Gravity 60.9
Splatting 37.9
25% 49.7 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 21.1%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$139
109GB free
Firmware: EXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 491
Write 343
Mixed 350
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 20.1
128% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 51.8
88% 172 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
636GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 173
Mixed 162
130% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 2.75
4K Mixed 0.37
139% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3L/8GX KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3L/8GX 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
61.5% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 18.3
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 20
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
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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 1,565 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $489
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