Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2L

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 38.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics35% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive43.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very 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)
Memory3.9 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20081229
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:57
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 (78th percentile)
38.7% Below average
SC Int 69.2
SC Float 40.9
SC Mixed 51.2
43% 53.8 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 204
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 162
MC Mixed 204
32% 214 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
Asus(1043 0432) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
35% Below average
Lighting 107
Reflection 83.5
Parallax 151
38% 114 fps
MRender 59.2
Gravity 89.4
Splatting 84.4
33% 77.7 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 35%
Great: 38%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 120GB-$135
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG20 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
43.6% Average
Read 214
Write 169
Mixed 154
40% 179 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 14.5
76% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 27.5
DQ Write 78.2
DQ Mixed 14.8
22% 40.2 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 86%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 320GB-$59
94GB free
Firmware: GM3OA52A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 63.9
Write 68.7
Mixed 24.8
38% 52.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.36
83% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 46%
Seagate Expansion Desk 1TB
62GB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 110
Write 135
Mixed 80.9
140% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.19
52% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6GB
null MHz
4096, 2048 MB
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
20% Poor
MC Read 6.4
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 5.5
18% 6.13 GB/s
SC Read 5.8
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 6.6
18% 6.3 GB/s
Latency 94.4
42% 94.4 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 20%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-G31M-S2L Builds (Compare 860 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: 36% - Below average Total price: $219
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