Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 37.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics66.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive33.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-G31M-S2L  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090601
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJul 24 '17 at 00:23
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 Xeon E5450-$220
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
37.3% Below average
SC Int 73.4
SC Float 43
SC Mixed 54.5
40% 57 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 173
QC Mixed 214
41% 227 Pts
MC Int 289
MC Float 170
MC Mixed 219
16% 226 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
66.8% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 181
Parallax 199
64% 197 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 194
Splatting 126
69% 159 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$74
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1230C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
33.3% Below average
Read 202
Write 124
Mixed 114
32% 147 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 25.1
4K Mixed 7.33
57% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 24.7
DQ Write 38.8
DQ Mixed 7.31
12% 23.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
21% Poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 6.3
19% 6.73 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 5.8
17% 6 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 21%
Great: 46%
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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 GA-G31M-S2L Builds (Compare 1,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2L

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $223
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