Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 22.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
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)
Memory1.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090702
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:09
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 Pentium E5300-$52
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
22.8% Poor
SC Int 63.6
SC Float 37.1
SC Mixed 47.1
40% 49.3 Pts
QC Int 127
QC Float 74.2
QC Mixed 93.5
22% 98.2 Pts
MC Int 115
MC Float 51.5
MC Mixed 93.1
13% 86.4 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
776GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
25.8% Poor
Read 78.2
Write 11.1
Mixed 71.4
41% 53.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.26
112% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 108%
KingFast 128GB
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20151113 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 35% Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
14.8% Very poor
MC Read 5.4
MC Write 3.9
MC Mixed 4
13% 4.43 GB/s
SC Read 4.6
SC Write 3.9
SC Mixed 4.5
12% 4.33 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 14.8%
Great: 40%
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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 1,372 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L

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