Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics33.6% 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 Drive86.4% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150812
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 10:46
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-4770K-$398
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
74.8% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 354
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 562
MC Mixed 566
83% 555 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$200
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.200.0.0
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
33.6% Below average
Lighting 98.7
Reflection 81.6
Parallax 132
34% 104 fps
MRender 58.8
Gravity 91.8
Splatting 83.1
33% 77.9 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$64
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 366 276 131 131 127 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 408
Write 432
Mixed 386
SusWrite 233
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 36
144% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 296
216% 279 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 94%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
50GB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 110 115 121 117 117 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 159
Write 165
Mixed 95.6
SusWrite 111
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
33.3% Below average
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 8.9
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 9.6
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 43%
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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 2,851 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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