Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 23%
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 24%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 42.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics23.3% 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 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140227
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:08
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$93
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
42.9% Average
SC Int 84.2
SC Float 82.3
SC Mixed 83.2
67% 83.2 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 180
46% 205 Pts
MC Int 212
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 220
32% 217 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
23.3% Poor
Lighting 70.7
Reflection 46.2
Parallax 67.7
22% 61.5 fps
MRender 55.1
Gravity 72.4
Splatting 40.5
25% 56 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS721050CLA360 500GB
394GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 125
Write 123
Mixed 113
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.27
74% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
28.8% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 9
MC Mixed 8.5
26% 8.93 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 9.4
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 40%
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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-S2PV Builds (Compare 1,041 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 24%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV - $99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $239
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