Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3

Performance Results

Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 29%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 41.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics38.9% 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 Drive33.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140428
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateJan 09 '18 at 15:55
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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 i5-4460-$181
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
41.6% Average
SC Int 76.7
SC Float 68.2
SC Mixed 70.7
58% 71.9 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 236
QC Mixed 189
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 218
MC Mixed 250
37% 243 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 68.5
Parallax 165
42% 118 fps
MRender 55.5
Gravity 118
Splatting 77.3
36% 83.5 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S128G 126GB
5GB free
Firmware: 3.2.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
33.5% Below average
Read 430
Write 129
Mixed 189
54% 250 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 4.48
4K Mixed 6.07
28% 7.45 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 50%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$60
115GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
45.2% Average
Read 75.6
Write 81.9
Mixed 89.1
62% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.37
82% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 60%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$90
79GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 94.7
Write 98.4
Mixed 96.6
73% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.19
90% 1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
44.8% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 13.8
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 12.1
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 91.6
44% 91.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 64%
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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-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 58%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $913
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