Gigabyte GA-H97M-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.01% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.6% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H97M-HD3  (all builds)
Memory0.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 09 '19 at 01:25
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4460-$186
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
56.3% Above average
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 171
64% 133 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 360
48% 356 Pts
64-Core 350
24% 350 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 210
Asus(1043 8354) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.01% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 6.6
Parallax 1.5
1% 4 fps
MRender 5.6
Gravity 2.6
Splatting 4.2
1% 4.13 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.01%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$64
248GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 409 388 403 409 416 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 454
Mixed 388
SusWrite 404
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 35.7
119% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 276
229% 329 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 118%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$74
181GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 60 63 62 64 64 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 91.7
Write 80
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 62.1
47% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$114
95GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 101 100 102 101 101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 90.5
Write 75.7
Mixed 54
SusWrite 101
59% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 106%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 143 148 148 123 92 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 151
Write 143
Mixed 89.3
SusWrite 134
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 86%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$62
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 132 135 136 136 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 129
Write 118
Mixed 73
SusWrite 135
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
33.3% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 9.8
30% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 9.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 35%
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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-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,263 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-HD3 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $715
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