Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 47.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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 (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150806
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 05:06
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-4160-$120
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
47.3% Average
1-Core 87.7
2-Core 153
58% 121 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 220
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 59%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST9250410AS 250GB-$42
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0006HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 63 69 68 67 65 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 72.8
Write 74
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 64.8
47% 63.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
47.3% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.2
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 12.8
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.3%
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-H81M-DS2 Builds (Compare 6,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
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Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2 - $51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $307
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