Gigabyte GA-G31MF-S2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 29%
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 28.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics6.5% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 9 years and 11 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte EG31MF-S2
MotherboardGigabyte GA-G31MF-S2  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20080725
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 25 '18 at 12:04
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 Duo E8400-$20
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
28.3% Poor
SC Int 77.7
SC Float 45.9
SC Mixed 57.9
48% 60.5 Pts
QC Int 156
QC Float 93
QC Mixed 117
28% 122 Pts
MC Int 158
MC Float 92.6
MC Mixed 117
19% 122 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 26%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 260-$250
Asus(1043 8291) 896MB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
6.5% Terrible
Lighting 24.6
Reflection 19.9
Parallax 10.6
6% 18.4 fps
MRender 13.1
Gravity 20.8
Splatting 13.1
7% 15.7 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.5%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$88
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAK Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 67.8
Write 64.7
Mixed 26.4
39% 53 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.24
76% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 44%
WD WD800JB-00JJC0 80GB
59GB free
Firmware: 05.01C05 Max speed: UDMA 100 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
31.6% Below average
Read 53.9
Write 55.7
Mixed 24.7
33% 44.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.44
105% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x1GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
21.9% Poor
MC Read 7.5
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 6
20% 6.87 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 6.2
18% 6.4 GB/s
Latency 90.1
44% 90.1 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 27%
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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-G31MF-S2 Builds (Compare 91 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31MF-S2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $169
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