Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemGigabyte G31M-ES2C
MotherboardGigabyte GA-G31M-S2C  (all builds)
Memory1.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090414
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateApr 04 '19 at 08:46
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Quad Q9450-$58
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
50.1% Above average
Memory 70.8
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 93.7
46% 70.5 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 177
24% 174 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD2500BEVS-22UST0 250GB
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.9 16 26 16 11 11 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
14.4% Very poor
Read 36
Write 20.7
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 13.7
17% 22.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 14.4%
Great: 33%
WD Blue 2.5" 160GB (2009)-$30
1GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 27 24 15 19 11 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
9.89% Terrible
Read 15.7
Write 15
Mixed 11
SusWrite 18.5
11% 15.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
47% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 9.89%
Great: 36%
Seagate ST3360320AS 360GB-$79
86GB free
Firmware: 3.AAM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 57 57 57 57 57 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 62.5
Write 27.5
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 56.7
35% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
19.5% Very poor
MC Read 6.2
MC Write 6.2
MC Mixed 6
18% 6.13 GB/s
SC Read 5
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 5.6
16% 5.57 GB/s
Latency 99.5
40% 99.5 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 39%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-G31M-S2C Builds (Compare 1,071 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2C

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $75
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