Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 21%
Desktop 48%
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics13.4% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140709
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 16:50
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$184
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
71.3% Very good
SC Int 99.7
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 98.2
80% 99.5 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 370
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 371
56% 375 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 460 SE
EVGA(3842 1366) 1GB
CLim: 648 MHz, MLim: 850 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Lighting 37.3
Reflection 38.6
Parallax 34.6
11% 36.8 fps
MRender 36.3
Gravity 36.4
Splatting 34.1
15% 35.6 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 16%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$84
208GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 103
Write 104
Mixed 118
82% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.16
85% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
54.6% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.9
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H81M-HD3 Builds (Compare 895 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 58%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD3 - $66

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $360
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