Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.22% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H61M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory6.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 06:37
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-3450-$190
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3450 CPU @ 3.10GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
69.4% Good
SC Int 94.2
SC Float 96.9
SC Mixed 94.8
76% 95.3 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 362
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 358
MC Float 364
MC Mixed 362
54% 361 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 610
Gainward(10B0 104A) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 267 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
2.22% Terrible
Lighting 6.9
Reflection 7.4
Parallax 5.7
2% 6.67 fps
MRender 5.3
Gravity 6.8
Splatting 4.4
2% 5.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.22%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
835GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 181
Mixed 143
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.24
89% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
V01D3LF8GB52852813 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
29.5% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 8.2
26% 9.07 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 8.8
27% 9.37 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 30%
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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 1,101 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: 57% - Above average Total price: $225
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