Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD3

Performance Results

Gaming 17%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 22%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.67% 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 Drive51.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
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-H81M-HD3  (all builds)
Memory1.9 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140513
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:24
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i5-4570-$197
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
71% Very good
SC Int 96.9
SC Float 96.8
SC Mixed 96.9
78% 96.9 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 369
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 377
56% 376 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti-$250
Device(0000 0000) 2GB
CLim: 850 MHz, MLim: 333 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
8.67% Terrible
Lighting 23.9
Reflection 24.8
Parallax 22.4
7% 23.7 fps
MRender 14
Gravity 30
Splatting 24
10% 22.7 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 8.67%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7TE128HMGR-000L1 128GB
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT06L0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 472
Write 134
Mixed 205
59% 271 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 10
72% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 9.96
29% 57.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 78%
Toshiba MQ01ACF050 500GB-$706
426GB free
Firmware: AV0A2C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 114
Write 76.1
Mixed 16.9
50% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.19
68% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5595-005.A00LF 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 14.9
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 14
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 51%
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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 1,098 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 59%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD3 - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $362
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