Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics29.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive84.5% 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.
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 (96%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
6 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-HD3  (all builds)
Memory6.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140709
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateNov 20 '21 at 18:57
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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-$117
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
52.9% Above average
Memory 74
1-Core 63.7
2-Core 114
53% 83.8 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 208
26% 195 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 496.49
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.1% Poor
Lighting 36.1
Reflection 38.1
Parallax 35.3
29% 36.5 fps
MRender 33.5
Gravity 36.5
Splatting 32.2
29% 34.1 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA500CM10003 500GB
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 275 312 309 371 326 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 373
Write 362
Mixed 349
SusWrite 299
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 34.7
117% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 286
229% 321 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 137%
WDC WD40EFAX-68JH4N0 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 150 157 155 158 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
22.6% Poor
Read 168
Write 169
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 150
31% 140 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 9.6
4K Mixed 1
24% 7.37 MB/s
DQ Read 1.4
DQ Write 10.6
DQ Mixed 2.3
3% 4.77 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 37%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$35
869GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 115 116 115 117 117 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 117
Write 102
Mixed 61.4
SusWrite 113
72% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
42.1% Average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 14.2
42% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 12.1
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 92.4
43% 92.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 7 5 60 21.7" 1280 720 GSM5AB6 LG IPS FULLHD
Typical GA-H81M-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD3 - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $243
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