Gigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics54.7% 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)
Boot Drive45.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 months ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140628
Uptime4 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 09:31
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 34%
Watch Gameplay: 1650S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$100
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Memory 89.8
1-Core 92.9
2-Core 181
73% 121 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 359
47% 348 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$304
Nvidia(10DE 139D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.7% Above average
Lighting 69.4
Reflection 67.9
Parallax 0.2
56% 45.8 fps
MRender 58
Gravity 67.4
Splatting 54.4
53% 59.9 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS480G2G0B-00EPW0 480GB
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UK40
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 76 123 0.1 6.5 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 433
Write 357
Mixed 317
SusWrite 63.4
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 39.6
4K Mixed 11
67% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 19.4
40% 80.2 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 59%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$128
503GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 194 196 195 196 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 190
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 193
116% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.7
461% 3.13 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
WD My Passport 25E1 2TB
462GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 88 87 87 87 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 123
Write 99.3
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 87.8
125% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
165% 2 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
59.4% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 18.3
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 18.6
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 65%

 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 1,026 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $756
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