Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics30.4% 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)
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
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 DateApr 24 '21 at 05:20
Run Duration79 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3-$199
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Memory 92.6
1-Core 99.2
2-Core 196
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 379
52% 380 Pts
64-Core 377
25% 377 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3763) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30.4% Below average
Lighting 36.9
Reflection 41
Parallax 38.3
30% 38.7 fps
MRender 37.3
Gravity 38.7
Splatting 27.5
31% 34.5 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
61.3% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 18.3
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.4
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 91%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 5%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2 - $51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $200
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