Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 27.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics44.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive37.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (93%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L  (all builds)
Memory1.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090217
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 16 '17 at 22:16
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 93%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 Q8200-$85
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
27.5% Poor
SC Int 56.6
SC Float 33.4
SC Mixed 41.9
35% 44 Pts
QC Int 180
QC Float 104
QC Mixed 134
32% 140 Pts
MC Int 214
MC Float 124
MC Mixed 158
25% 166 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 32%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$213
Gigabyte(1458 36C1) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1481 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
44.7% Average
Lighting 148
Reflection 117
Parallax 143
44% 136 fps
MRender 82.2
Gravity 125
Splatting 84.8
43% 97.5 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 46%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$155
251GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
37.1% Below average
Read 205
Write 187
Mixed 181
43% 191 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 14
4K Mixed 12.2
56% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 14.1
DQ Mixed 10.2
10% 15.4 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
19.1% Very poor
MC Read 6.5
MC Write 6.3
MC Mixed 5.8
18% 6.2 GB/s
SC Read 4.7
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 5.1
14% 4.8 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 19.1%
Great: 42%
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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-ES2L Builds (Compare 600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L

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