Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 48.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.23% 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.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 8 is a recent version of Windows, it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H61M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory1.2 GB free of 2 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8
BIOS Date20120323
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 19:18
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i3-2120-$86
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
48.7% Average
SC Int 68.1
SC Float 85.7
SC Mixed 87.3
64% 80.4 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 220
49% 218 Pts
MC Int 216
MC Float 217
MC Mixed 225
33% 219 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 776MB
Driver: igdumd32.dll Ver. 9.17.10.2867
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
1.23% Terrible
Lighting 3.3
Reflection 3.7
Parallax 3.1
1% 3.37 fps
MRender 3.5
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.6
1% 3.5 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.23%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB
223GB free
Firmware: MS1OA650 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 93.5
Write 101
Mixed 9.48
49% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.18
77% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix DMT325U6CFR8C-H9 1x2GB
1 of 4 slots used
2GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
28% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 7.8
24% 8.53 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 8.2
25% 8.8 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 28%
Great: 35%
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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 1,198 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: 56% - Above average Total price: $220
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