Gigabyte GA-P31-S3G

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 16%
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 9.43%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics1.54% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-P31-S3G  (all builds)
Memory0.7 GB free of 2 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20080730
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateDec 20 '18 at 16:58
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Pentium E5200-$26
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.3 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
9.43% Terrible
1-Core 19.2
2-Core 38.9
14% 29.1 Pts
4-Core 36.2
8-Core 39.4
5% 37.8 Pts
64-Core 38.1
3% 38.1 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 9.43%
Great: 23%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT
Asus(1043 8272) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
1.54% Terrible
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 10.8
Parallax 1.8
1% 6.33 fps
MRender 6.2
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 6.2
2% 5.67 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.54%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$17
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 31 43 51 56 59 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
29.5% Poor
Read 55.9
Write 27.8
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 46.6
31% 41.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 61%
General USB Flash Disk 8GB
6GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.8 5.8 6.1 5.8 6.4 6.3 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
2.94% Terrible
Read 8.5
Write 4.8
Mixed 3.8
SusWrite 6
7% 5.78 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.94%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x1GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
11.7% Very poor
MC Read 3.9
MC Write 3.8
MC Mixed 3.3
10% 3.67 GB/s
SC Read 2.5
SC Write 3.4
SC Mixed 2.1
8% 2.67 GB/s
Latency 137
29% 137 ns
Poor: 7%
This bench: 11.7%
Great: 22%
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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-S3G Builds (Compare 198 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 26%
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P31-S3G

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $260
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