Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 22.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics19.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-G31M-S2L  (all builds)
Memory1.2 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20081229
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:33
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Xeon X5450-$299
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
22.1% Poor
SC Int 69.1
SC Float 39.9
SC Mixed 48.9
42% 52.6 Pts
QC Int 132
QC Float 78
QC Mixed 84.8
22% 98.4 Pts
MC Int 81.9
MC Float 71.5
MC Mixed 92.1
12% 81.8 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650 Ti-$152
EVGA(3842 3650) 1GB
CLim: 928 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
19.8% Very poor
Lighting 52.2
Reflection 41.2
Parallax 69.1
18% 54.2 fps
MRender 46.8
Gravity 62.6
Splatting 35
21% 48.1 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 19.8%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3750528AS 750GB-$69
454GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 35 57 75 72 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Read 57.7
Write 81.2
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 62.5
45% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 66%
Samsung HD322HJ 320GB-$44
149GB free
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 87 90 94 92 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 104
Write 91
Mixed 59.2
SusWrite 91
63% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 63%
WD My Passport 500GB
245GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 23 25 26 26 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
13.6% Very poor
Read 28
Write 24.2
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 25.1
33% 24.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
66% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.6%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
17.3% Very poor
MC Read 5.9
MC Write 6.2
MC Mixed 4.8
16% 5.63 GB/s
SC Read 4.2
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 4.3
13% 4.47 GB/s
Latency 119
34% 119 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 17.3%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-G31M-S2L Builds (Compare 856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2L

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $219
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