Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 48.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics14.9% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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.
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.
Run History
4 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H61M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120216
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 20:29
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3470S-$80
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470S CPU @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
48.8% Average
1-Core 88.9
2-Core 157
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 278
34% 253 Pts
64-Core 290
20% 290 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 431.36
Relative performance (0th percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Lighting 52.7
Reflection 104
Parallax 78.5
14% 78.5 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 60.4
Splatting 87.3
15% 56 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 57%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$18
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 39 31 40 72 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
24.3% Poor
Read 37
Write 33.5
Mixed 16.5
SusWrite 47.8
24% 33.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.1
23% 0.2 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 24.3%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5402-461.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
48.2% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 15.1
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 13.6
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H61M-DS2 Builds (Compare 4,468 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $233
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