Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Boot Drive66.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 10 years and 10 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 x 65536 colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150806
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '20 at 11:21
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4570-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Memory 59
1-Core 36.9
2-Core 58.2
35% 51.4 Pts
4-Core 60.8
8-Core 34.8
7% 47.8 Pts
64-Core 39.5
3% 39.5 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 81%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Colorful SL300 120GB
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 340 344 185 71 70 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 406
Write 303
Mixed 197
SusWrite 225
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 23.6
98% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 35.7
60% 114 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
20.3% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 6.3
MC Mixed 6.7
21% 7.4 GB/s
SC Read 1.4
SC Write 2.4
SC Mixed 4.9
8% 2.9 GB/s
Latency 130
31% 130 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 7,219 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2 - $51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $286
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