Gigabyte GA-H81-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 17.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics25.6% 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 Drive60.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81-D3  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 30 '17 at 20:58
Run Duration428 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 i3-4170-$115
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
17.4% Very poor
SC Int 40.2
SC Float 39.9
SC Mixed 34.5
31% 38.2 Pts
QC Int 66.9
QC Float 57.4
QC Mixed 71.6
15% 65.3 Pts
MC Int 84.4
MC Float 89.6
MC Mixed 90.6
13% 88.2 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$141
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1003
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
25.6% Poor
Lighting 70.4
Reflection 70.7
Parallax 89.8
24% 77 fps
MRender 53.7
Gravity 78.4
Splatting 54.4
27% 62.2 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 32%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
160GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 495
Write 340
Mixed 311
84% 382 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 6.11
55% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 79.2
DQ Mixed 38.9
46% 80.8 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 82%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
842GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 112
Write 98.9
Mixed 98.5
130% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.27
66% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 46%
Mass Storage Device 8GB
7GB free, PID 1212
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
6.52% Terrible
Read 10.8
Write 5.4
Mixed 5.49
8% 7.24 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.8
72% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.52%
Great: 11%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
22.1% Poor
MC Read 8.3
MC Write 9.7
MC Mixed 6.3
23% 8.1 GB/s
SC Read 4.7
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 4
13% 4.5 GB/s
Latency 172
23% 172 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 41%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H81-D3 Builds (Compare 132 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $349
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