Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics53.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-S2H  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150811
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 14:39
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4460-$186
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
47.9% Average
1-Core 93.9
2-Core 177
64% 136 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 352
41% 312 Pts
64-Core 287
19% 287 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$140
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 198
Reflection 175
Parallax 285
55% 219 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 203
Splatting 127
51% 156 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$31
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 121 91 111 124 119 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 142
Write 132
Mixed 64
SusWrite 108
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$78
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 190 186 190 191 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 145
Mixed 81
SusWrite 189
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IMT451U6MFR8C-P90 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
52.4% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 17.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 10.6
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.4%
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-S2H Builds (Compare 3,664 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $454
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