Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140902
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 19:55
Run Duration268 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
74.5% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 106
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 361
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 584
MC Mixed 575
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
65.5% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 177
Parallax 196
63% 193 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 188
Splatting 133
68% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
17GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 458
Write 380
Mixed 413
93% 417 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 20.6
111% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 53.8
111% 222 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 94%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$63
24GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
41.1% Average
Read 79
Write 64.5
Mixed 67.7
53% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.74
4K Mixed 0.07
25% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 78%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
18GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 110
Write 101
Mixed 103
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.22
88% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 105%
ST4000NM 0033-9ZM170 4TB
2TB free, PID 0539
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
15.8% Very poor
Read 39.7
Write 40.7
Mixed 21.1
42% 33.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.12
4K Write 0.39
4K Mixed 0.12
18% 0.21 MB/s
SAMSUNG HD103SI 1TB
104GB free, PID 0539
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
19% Very poor
Read 38.3
Write 41.6
Mixed 19.4
41% 33.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.31
60% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 19%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-064.A00LF 99U5471-054.A00LF 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
52% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 16.5
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 15.9
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 52%
Great: 60%
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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-DS2 Builds (Compare 1,288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2 - $51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $296
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