Gigabyte GA-H81M-S1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics8.26% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (62%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-S1  (all builds)
Memory1.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140418
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 15:34
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 62%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Celeron G1840-$70
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Memory 81.3
1-Core 73.1
2-Core 135
60% 96.6 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 157
21% 154 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650-$112
Zotac(19DA 2303) 1GB
CLim: 1071 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
8.26% Terrible
Lighting 10.1
Reflection 9.31
Parallax 11.7
8% 10.4 fps
MRender 13.6
Gravity 12
Splatting 13
8% 12.8 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 8.26%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$28
120GB free
Firmware: 05.06H05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 47.4
Write 63.5
Mixed 72.2
46% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.26
81% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 59%
Hitachi HDS721680PLA380 82GB-$41
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P21OAB3A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 72.3
Write 65.1
Mixed 66.7
51% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.38
91% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 40%
WD Blue 250GB (2010)-$27
22GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 74
Write 83.1
Mixed 76.4
59% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.3
77% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5773TB0-CK0 M378B5773CH0-CK0 4GB
1400, 1400 MHz
2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.2% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 15.6
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 14.8
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-H81M-S1 Builds (Compare 1,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 5%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $173
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