Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 45.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics48.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive44% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140619
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 02 '19 at 02:39
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User MKD-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Pentium G3260
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
45.6% Average
1-Core 94
2-Core 175
64% 134 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 184
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
48.5% Average
Lighting 209
Reflection 162
Parallax 262
55% 211 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 176
Splatting 178
48% 161 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 49%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 120GB-$36
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0831C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 197 90 132 133 92 MB/s
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44% Average
Read 241
Write 218
Mixed 210
SusWrite 140
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 1.2
85% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 90.4
DQ Write 44.8
DQ Mixed 22.4
29% 52.5 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44%
Great: 91%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$67
820GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 103 103 103 103 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 100
Write 47.7
Mixed 3.5
SusWrite 102
45% 63.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 1314 991770 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.3% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.5
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
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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 5,684 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2 - $51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $306
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