Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 44.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.28% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:10
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 i5-4460-$180
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
44.5% Average
SC Int 93
SC Float 93.4
SC Mixed 92.5
74% 93 Pts
QC Int 182
QC Float 180
QC Mixed 182
41% 181 Pts
MC Int 176
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 172
26% 174 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 6.1.7600.16385
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
5.28% Terrible
Lighting 13.9
Reflection 16.4
Parallax 20
5% 16.8 fps
MRender 18.2
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 17
6% 14 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.28%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
323GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 148
Write 151
Mixed 140
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.22
73% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Transcend TS512MLK64V3H Hynix HMT351U6BFR8C-H9 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.8% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 14.1
34% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
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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 1,398 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2 - $51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $288
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