Gigabyte GA-H81M-H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 60%
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics29.6% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (93%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-H  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJan 09 '23 at 23:36
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 93%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Pentium G3258-$31
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
49% Average
Memory 78.5
1-Core 76
2-Core 106
55% 86.8 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 121
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 126
8% 126 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 49%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
PNY(196E 1138) 2GB
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.6% Poor
Lighting 42.8
Reflection 46.5
Parallax 37.9
35% 42.4 fps
MRender 38.5
Gravity 41.8
Splatting 0.3
19% 26.9 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 29.6%
Great: 36%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
633GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 84 79 85 113 103 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 99.6
Write 122
Mixed 61.5
SusWrite 90.8
69% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4GBXL Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 12GB
1400, 1400 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
35.6% Below average
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.6
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 10.6
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 83.3
48% 83.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H81M-H Builds (Compare 1,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop 64%
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-H - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $290
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