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 below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.27% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory1 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140619
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 08:48
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-4160-$120
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
47% Average
Memory 50.1
1-Core 103
2-Core 191
63% 114 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 248
35% 251 Pts
64-Core 258
17% 258 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 47%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Desktop 1.15 GHz)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4170
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
2.27% Terrible
Lighting 3
Reflection 1.7
Parallax 4.2
2% 2.97 fps
MRender 3.5
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.8
2% 3.57 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.27%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 250G 250GB
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 3082
Write 70
Mixed 132
228% 1,095 MB/s
4K Read 797
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 7.3
1,219% 269 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 132%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT51264BA160BJ.C8 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
27.6% Poor
MC Read 10.4
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 8.6
27% 9.53 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 9.1
26% 8.97 GB/s
Latency 160
25% 160 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 33%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H81M-DS2 Builds (Compare 4,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2 - $51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $192
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