Gigabyte GA-P31-ES3G

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 21.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-P31-ES3G  (all builds)
Memory1.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090416
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 14:44
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 Duo E8500-$19
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
21.4% Poor
SC Int 60.2
SC Float 35.3
SC Mixed 44.9
38% 46.8 Pts
QC Int 95.9
QC Float 70
QC Mixed 87.6
19% 84.5 Pts
MC Int 118
MC Float 70.2
MC Mixed 79.9
14% 89.5 Pts
Poor: 17%
This bench: 21.4%
Great: 28%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 740
Gigabyte(1458 368D) 2GB
CLim: 1071 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
12.4% Very poor
Lighting 31.1
Reflection 24.7
Parallax 38.5
10% 31.4 fps
MRender 29
Gravity 37.2
Splatting 30.6
14% 32.3 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 12.4%
Great: 12%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
529GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 63.5
Write 71.3
Mixed 72.2
52% 69 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.34
95% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
21.2% Poor
MC Read 7.1
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 6.1
19% 6.53 GB/s
SC Read 5.4
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 6.4
18% 6.13 GB/s
Latency 84
48% 84 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 21.2%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-P31-ES3G Builds (Compare 287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P31-ES3G

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $26
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