Gigabyte GA-Q87M-D2H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 50%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.2% 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 Drive70.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Q87M-D2H  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 08 '18 at 03:41
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 414
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 559
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 590
87% 582 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
Nvidia(10DE 11BF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 83.3
Parallax 122
37% 109 fps
MRender 81
Gravity 116
Splatting 85.3
40% 93.9 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$160
87GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 517
Write 468
Mixed 487
110% 491 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 12
70% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 20.7
DQ Write 30.5
DQ Mixed 12.1
13% 21.1 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-684.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
58% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 17
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 19
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 58%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Q87M-D2H Builds (Compare 114 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Q87M-D2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $323
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