Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
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 65.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics36.6% 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 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 (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-S2H  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140819
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '21 at 00:52
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 60%

 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 Server
Intel Core i5-4690-$178
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
65.8% Good
Memory 66.3
1-Core 106
2-Core 210
72% 127 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 387
52% 381 Pts
64-Core 403
27% 403 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
36.6% Below average
Lighting 47.4
Reflection 49.3
Parallax 43.6
38% 46.8 fps
MRender 37.3
Gravity 43.9
Splatting 38.7
35% 40 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$27
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 39 53 45 35 40 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 120
Write 108
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 41.4
64% 86 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 147 146 150 150 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 135
Write 123
Mixed 73
SusWrite 148
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 86%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
653GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 107 106 109 107 109 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 122
Write 125
Mixed 80.6
SusWrite 107
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 17.9
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 9.9
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 52: 8R 4G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
52% 28% 43 264 152 60 23.1" 1920 1080 GSM5872 E2351
Typical GA-H81M-S2H Builds (Compare 2,417 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2H

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