Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 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 33.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics34.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150806
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 08:33
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 Celeron G1840-$99
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
33.5% Below average
SC Int 79.4
SC Float 61.3
SC Mixed 75.2
58% 72 Pts
QC Int 110
QC Float 152
QC Mixed 126
29% 129 Pts
MC Int 129
MC Float 155
MC Mixed 147
22% 144 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$105
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
34.4% Below average
Lighting 108
Reflection 65
Parallax 102
33% 91.7 fps
MRender 77.4
Gravity 98
Splatting 73
36% 82.8 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
ZTSSD-S11-120G-TD 120GB
25GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 487
Write 307
Mixed 420
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 6.58
83% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33.8
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 7.84
44% 94.5 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6BFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 15.9
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 14.8
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 167
24% 167 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 59%
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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 1,294 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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