Asus H81M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 23.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.43% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (77%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus H81M-A  (all builds)
Memory1.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20131028
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 10 '19 at 17:32
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 77%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-4330-$154
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
23.3% Poor
1-Core 90.5
2-Core 61.8
43% 76.2 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 160
19% 142 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 7450
XFX(1682 3200) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1001.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.43% Terrible
Lighting 6.3
Reflection 5.6
Parallax 6.1
2% 6 fps
MRender 3
Gravity 4.5
Splatting 3.7
1% 3.73 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.43%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3320613AS 320GB-$40
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC2H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 59 67 51 65 79 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 70.5
Write 72
Mixed 45
SusWrite 63.6
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
29.3% Poor
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 9.9
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 7.2
20% 7 GB/s
Latency 114
35% 114 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H81M-A Builds (Compare 2,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus H81M-A - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $336
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