Gigabyte GA-H61M-S1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 35.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.22% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H61M-S1  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130225
Uptime7.2 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 09:26
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Pentium G2020-$92
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2020 @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
35.7% Below average
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 121
48% 98.3 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 138
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 39%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2500 (Desktop 1.05 GHz)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4252
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.22% Terrible
Lighting 5.1
Reflection 4.5
Parallax 4.2
1% 4.6 fps
MRender 7.3
Gravity 3.2
Splatting 7.7
1% 6.07 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.22%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 500GB (2012)
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 89 96 107 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 90.7
Write 102
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 91.6
68% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
181% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6EFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.1% Above average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 16.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14.8
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 62%
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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-S1 Builds (Compare 6,067 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-S1 - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $285
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