Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 46.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics67% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive34.6% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-G31M-S2L  (all builds)
Memory2.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090601
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 21 '18 at 23:41
Run Duration268 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 way above expectations (90th percentile)
46.5% Average
SC Int 84
SC Float 49.4
SC Mixed 62.6
52% 65.3 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 197
QC Mixed 243
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 248
40% 261 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
67% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 182
Parallax 200
64% 198 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 194
Splatting 128
69% 160 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$74
112GB 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
34.6% Below average
Read 204
Write 127
Mixed 122
33% 151 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 27.2
4K Mixed 7.99
60% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24.2
DQ Write 40.7
DQ Mixed 7.32
13% 24.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 95%
WD Elements 1TB
670GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
7.52% Terrible
Read 33.5
Write 5.21
Mixed 8.61
15% 15.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 0.46
4K Mixed 0.14
22% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 7.52%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
23.3% Poor
MC Read 7.9
MC Write 7.7
MC Mixed 6.8
21% 7.47 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 7
20% 6.87 GB/s
Latency 94.5
42% 94.5 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 23.3%
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 1,309 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: 37% - Below average Total price: $223
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