Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics12.2% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
13 days ago, 13 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory7.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150806
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateApr 12 '18 at 03:55
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 446
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 559
MC Float 601
MC Mixed 590
87% 583 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 740
Nvidia(10DE 0FC8) 2GB
CLim: 1058 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
12.2% Very poor
Lighting 30.8
Reflection 24.6
Parallax 38.2
10% 31.2 fps
MRender 28.7
Gravity 36.7
Splatting 30.2
14% 31.9 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 12.2%
Great: 12%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate BUP Slim RD 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0108
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 112
Write 120
Mixed 82.6
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.53
175% 1.81 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
131GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 170
Mixed 166
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.21
77% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
58.4% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.9
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 19.5
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 77%
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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 2,097 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: 68% - Good Total price: $298
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