Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2PV

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 32.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
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 (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-S2PV  (all builds)
Memory1.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140620
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:06
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
32.1% Below average
SC Int 55.7
SC Float 51
SC Mixed 54.9
43% 53.9 Pts
QC Int 121
QC Float 137
QC Mixed 148
31% 136 Pts
MC Int 161
MC Float 126
MC Mixed 164
23% 151 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD220 240GB-$58
215GB free
Firmware: R0123A0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 462
Write 245
Mixed 255
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 2.54
71% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 2.7
35% 80.5 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
917GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 148
Write 158
Mixed 159
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.26
105% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-066.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
24.5% Poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 9.2
MC Mixed 8.3
24% 8.23 GB/s
SC Read 5.1
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 8.3
20% 6.9 GB/s
Latency 112
36% 112 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 33%
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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-S2PV Builds (Compare 1,847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2PV - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $316
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