Gigabyte GA-H81M-S1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 59.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.95% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H81M-S1  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores, 1600 x 900 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime8.9 Days
Run DateJan 06 '23 at 17:04
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-4170-$90
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
59.7% Above average
Memory 85
1-Core 86.5
2-Core 146
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 214
27% 206 Pts
64-Core 208
13% 208 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 333 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
2.95% Terrible
Lighting 3.5
Reflection 4.1
Parallax 1.3
3% 2.97 fps
MRender 4.5
Gravity 4.1
Splatting 3.2
3% 3.93 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.95%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$18
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S3Z40107
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 24 27 24 20 20 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 33% Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$22
349GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 118 118 117 119 119 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 115
Write 104
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 117
73% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
26.6% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 7.6
24% 8.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 6.5
20% 6.87 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 48%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 44 24 60 28.8" 1280 720 GSM5B98 25UM58G
Typical GA-H81M-S1 Builds (Compare 1,223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $212
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