Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2H GSM

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 69.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics2.57% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive97.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-S2H GSM  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 20 '22 at 04:59
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590-$188
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
69.9% Good
Memory 85.1
1-Core 99
2-Core 171
72% 118 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 347
44% 330 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.5171
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
2.57% Terrible
Lighting 3.4
Reflection 43.5
Parallax 5.8
3% 17.6 fps
MRender 6.3
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 4.5
2% 4.37 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.57%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$200
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 98 95 94 92 95 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 462
Mixed 351
SusWrite 131
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 52.7
175% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 349
265% 357 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
891GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 105 128 109 122 119 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 61.9
Write 50
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 117
52% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
91% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
52.3% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 16.6
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 14.9
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 29: 3R 3G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
29% 31% 36 224 131 60 34.1" 2560 1080 GSM76F9 LG ULTRAWIDE
Typical GA-H81M-S2H GSM Builds (Compare 150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2H GSM

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $157
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