Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics19.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-S2H  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150811
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateOct 20 '20 at 23:38
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590S-$120
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Memory 92.2
1-Core 104
2-Core 205
79% 134 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 387
52% 381 Pts
64-Core 389
26% 389 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Lighting 24.1
Reflection 27.7
Parallax 28.7
20% 26.8 fps
MRender 23.9
Gravity 23.3
Splatting 27.7
14% 25 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 59 58 58 59 59 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 375
Write 87.9
Mixed 173
SusWrite 58.8
38% 174 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 26.2
94% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 88
DQ Mixed 125
100% 145 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 87%
WD Re 2TB (2012)-$48
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 142 142 141 143 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Read 152
Write 132
Mixed 82.4
SusWrite 141
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
219% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5173DB0-CK0 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
58.6% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-H81M-S2H Builds (Compare 1,559 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $395
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