Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 52.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.59% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 12 years and 1 month 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L  (all builds)
Memory2.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20100224
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJun 09 '21 at 12:55
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300-$70
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.75 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Memory 71.5
1-Core 50.3
2-Core 98.4
47% 73.4 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 200
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 220
Gainward(10B0 0401) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 341.44
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
2.59% Terrible
Lighting 3.2
Reflection 6.9
Parallax 1.4
3% 3.83 fps
MRender 6
Gravity 2.7
Splatting 3.4
3% 4.03 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.59%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$35
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 52 55 54 55 56 MB/s
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.4% Average
Read 246
Write 226
Mixed 222
SusWrite 54.1
42% 187 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 22.7
109% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 32.9
DQ Write 94.6
DQ Mixed 22.7
29% 50.1 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
892GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 173 174 174 173 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 147
Mixed 69
SusWrite 174
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
WD Green 1.5TB (2009)-$170
140GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 55 56 55 55 56 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
28.5% Poor
Read 43.8
Write 44.6
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 55.3
33% 45 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
105% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
21.7% Poor
MC Read 6.8
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 6.6
20% 6.93 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 6
18% 6.4 GB/s
Latency 97.9
41% 97.9 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 21.7%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-G31M-ES2L Builds (Compare 1,462 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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $138
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