Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 43.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.44% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory1.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:50
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 Pentium G3240-$110
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
43.7% Average
SC Int 90.7
SC Float 93
SC Mixed 91.7
73% 91.8 Pts
QC Int 180
QC Float 178
QC Mixed 176
40% 178 Pts
MC Int 184
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 183
28% 184 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (G4 Pentium/Celeron 1.05/1.15 GHz)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim32.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
2.44% Terrible
Lighting 6.3
Reflection 9
Parallax 9.9
2% 8.4 fps
MRender 7.2
Gravity 3.3
Splatting 8.7
2% 6.4 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.44%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 120GB-$89
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 464
Write 130
Mixed 191
57% 262 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 10.3
85% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 96.7
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 9.15
34% 73.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1400 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
30.1% Below average
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 9.9
MC Mixed 8.2
27% 9.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 9
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 34%
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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 2,562 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2 - $51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $303
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