Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 50.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics12.4% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L  (all builds)
Memory2.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090929
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 15:37
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 Core2 Quad Q9550-$270
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
50.5% Above average
SC Int 90.6
SC Float 52.7
SC Mixed 66.7
56% 70 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 266
63% 278 Pts
MC Int 361
MC Float 210
MC Mixed 267
42% 279 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
Zotac(19DA 2184) 1GB
CLim: 960 MHz, MLim: 962 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
12.4% Very poor
Lighting 35.1
Reflection 35.4
Parallax 31.2
10% 33.9 fps
MRender 31.2
Gravity 36.2
Splatting 30.1
14% 32.5 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 12.4%
Great: 12%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD800BD-22MRA1 80GB
23GB free
Firmware: 10.01E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
26.9% Poor
Read 47.6
Write 45.9
Mixed 48.7
36% 47.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.28
80% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
25.1% Poor
MC Read 8.1
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 7
22% 7.83 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 7.2
22% 7.57 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 25.1%
Great: 43%
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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-ES2L Builds (Compare 650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L

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