Asus H81M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 46%
Desktop 49%
Workstation 25%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 44.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics63.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
MotherboardAsus H81M-A  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150526
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 00:52
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-4770K-$468
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
44.8% Average
SC Int 120
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 148
QC Mixed 151
38% 169 Pts
MC Int 130
MC Float 124
MC Mixed 120
19% 125 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 4GB
EVGA(3842 3787) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
63.3% Good
Lighting 175
Reflection 138
Parallax 222
59% 178 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 191
Splatting 118
66% 152 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 70%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$82
675GB free
Firmware: HP35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Read 100
Write 80.9
Mixed 86.3
67% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.36
85% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX KHX1600C10D3/8G 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.5
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 17.5
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H81M-A Builds (Compare 1,291 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 58%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus H81M-A - $61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $345
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