Gigabyte GA-H81M-S

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics2.37% 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.
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 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-S  (all builds)
Memory1.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150819
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:30
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i3-4130-$173
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
56.9% Above average
SC Int 99.9
SC Float 98.3
SC Mixed 98
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 264
QC Mixed 264
58% 256 Pts
MC Int 253
MC Float 267
MC Mixed 266
39% 262 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 610
Asus(1043 8496) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 300 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
2.37% Terrible
Lighting 7.3
Reflection 7.8
Parallax 6
2% 7.03 fps
MRender 6
Gravity 7
Splatting 4.8
3% 5.93 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.37%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$44
553GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 115
Write 122
Mixed 116
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.2
80% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
33.7% Below average
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 9.3
30% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 9.6
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 33.7%
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-H81M-S Builds (Compare 1,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $105
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