Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 22.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics3.12% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20091013
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 05:44
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 23%

 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 Duo E7500-$109
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
22.3% Poor
Memory 30.1
1-Core 50.3
2-Core 70.7
30% 50.4 Pts
4-Core 84.8
8-Core 87
12% 85.9 Pts
64-Core 92.2
6% 92.2 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
XFX(1682 2931) 1GB
Driver: atidxx32 Ver. 8.56.1.15
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
3.12% Terrible
Lighting 3.8
Reflection 6.58
Parallax 3.5
3% 4.63 fps
MRender 2.95
Gravity 3.67
Splatting 4.13
2% 3.58 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.12%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$30
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 63 62 69 64 60 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 97.1
Write 84
Mixed 52.9
SusWrite 61
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
91% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 71%
Samsung HD502IJ 500GB-$40
376GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 87 98 101 92 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
53.1% Above average
Read 95.4
Write 97.2
Mixed 55.4
SusWrite 89.1
62% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
13.8% Very poor
MC Read 5.5
MC Write 4.5
MC Mixed 4.5
14% 4.83 GB/s
SC Read 3.1
SC Write 3.5
SC Mixed 4
10% 3.53 GB/s
Latency 254
16% 254 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 13.8%
Great: 41%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-G31M-ES2L Builds (Compare 840 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L

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