MSI G31TM-P31 (MS-7529)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 23.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.36% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMICRO-STAR MS-7529
MotherboardMSI G31TM-P31 (MS-7529)  (all builds)
Memory2.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 0 GHz
Display1280 x 800 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100112
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 07:04
Run Duration327 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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 E6500-$150
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
23.6% Poor
SC Int 67
SC Float 36.3
SC Mixed 49.4
41% 50.9 Pts
QC Int 131
QC Float 77.3
QC Mixed 95.8
23% 101 Pts
MC Int 138
MC Float 79
MC Mixed 96.3
16% 104 Pts
Poor: 15%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 26%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 630
MSI(1462 8A90) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
2.36% Terrible
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 13.3
Parallax 2.8
0% 5.4 fps
MRender 10.3
Gravity 13.9
Splatting 0.1
4% 8.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.36%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Fujitsu MJA2320BH G2 320GB
245GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00000018
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.9 4 3.9 3.5 3.4 3.4 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
2.35% Terrible
Read 4.5
Write 5
Mixed 5
SusWrite 3.7
3% 4.55 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
4% 0.03 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 2.35%
Great: 44%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$37
125GB free
Firmware: D004SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 62 62 61 64 63 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
36.6% Below average
Read 65.3
Write 57.3
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 62.1
41% 55.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
113% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 58%
Samsung HD322HJ 320GB-$44
286GB free
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 22 20 22 16 14 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
9.86% Terrible
Read 15.3
Write 11.8
Mixed 16
SusWrite 18.9
12% 15.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
77% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 9.86%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4GB
0, 0 MHz
2048, 2048 MB
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
15.8% Very poor
MC Read 5.4
MC Write 5
MC Mixed 4.7
14% 5.03 GB/s
SC Read 4
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 4.7
13% 4.47 GB/s
Latency 130
31% 130 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical G31TM-P31 (MS-7529) Builds (Compare 28 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI G31TM-P31 (MS-7529)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $109
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