Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2L

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 38.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics71.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.7% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-G31M-S2L  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090601
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 12 '17 at 18:50
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 Core2 Quad Q9550-$270
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
38.6% Below average
SC Int 70
SC Float 40.7
SC Mixed 51.4
43% 54 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 161
QC Mixed 203
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 161
MC Mixed 203
32% 212 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 196
Parallax 209
68% 209 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 208
Splatting 166
75% 175 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
52.7% Above average
Read 230
Write 187
Mixed 184
45% 201 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 43.9
4K Mixed 21.9
99% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 36.9
DQ Write 69.3
DQ Mixed 15.8
23% 40.7 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 124%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 101
Write 93.6
Mixed 52.8
61% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 0.42
4K Mixed 0.23
59% 0.42 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
167GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 96.3
Write 130
Mixed 79.2
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
20% Very poor
MC Read 6.7
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 5.9
18% 6.37 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 5.7
17% 5.93 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 20%
Great: 47%
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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 1,301 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2L

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $215
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