Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics26.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive60.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150806
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 19:06
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i3-4170-$128
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
61.5% Good
SC Int 108
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 282
64% 280 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 288
MC Mixed 282
42% 280 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 360-$98
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1625 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
26.4% Poor
Lighting 70.8
Reflection 79.8
Parallax 103
26% 84.7 fps
MRender 58.5
Gravity 62.2
Splatting 75.8
27% 65.5 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$88
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 504
Write 176
Mixed 244
67% 308 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 16.6
87% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 51.7
52% 79.7 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 85%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
148GB free
Firmware: A750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 113
Write 126
Mixed 112
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.14
67% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
60.4% Good
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 18.9
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.9
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 63%
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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 2,719 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2 - $51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $306
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