Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 39.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.9% 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 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 months 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 17 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H61M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120323
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 12:51
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 Pentium G2030-$83
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2030 @ 3.00GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
39.8% Below average
SC Int 81
SC Float 82
SC Mixed 81.5
65% 81.5 Pts
QC Int 160
QC Float 163
QC Mixed 164
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 165
MC Float 166
MC Mixed 166
25% 166 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9600 GT
Gigabyte(1458 34C3) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 320.49
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
5.9% Terrible
Lighting 20
Reflection 25.1
Parallax 6.8
5% 17.3 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 13.6
Splatting 15.2
7% 16.3 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.9%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB (2010)-$28
205GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 103
Write 106
Mixed 103
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.11
24% 0.19 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 72%
SanDisk Cruzer Edge 8GB
3GB free, PID 556b
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
11.5% Very poor
Read 23.4
Write 7.22
Mixed 12.4
16% 14.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.82
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 1.34
123% 2.64 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11.5%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
30.5% Below average
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 9.7
MC Mixed 9.1
27% 9.53 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 9
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 36%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H61M-DS2 Builds (Compare 1,153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $207
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