Gigabyte GA-P31-DS3L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 43.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics6.2% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 12 years 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.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-P31-DS3L  (all builds)
Memory1.9 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20080730
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 03 '18 at 20:58
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon L5420-$250
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
43.3% Average
Memory 65.1
1-Core 35.8
2-Core 69.7
38% 56.9 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 137
18% 131 Pts
64-Core 143
10% 143 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT
Asus(1043 829C) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.0
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
6.2% Terrible
Lighting 8.53
Reflection 8.46
Parallax 2.84
7% 6.61 fps
MRender 7.33
Gravity 6.57
Splatting 5.65
5% 6.52 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.2%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD502IJ 500GB-$40
360GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AA01112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 23 27 27 38 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
12.9% Very poor
Read 13.9
Write 52.7
Mixed 29.4
SusWrite 30.7
24% 31.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.4
84% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 12.9%
Great: 63%
0GB free, PID b113
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.8 6.6 6.4 6.1 6.1 5.8 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
2.83% Terrible
Read 8.2
Write 2
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 5.9
6% 5.07 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.83%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
18.6% Very poor
MC Read 6.3
MC Write 5.8
MC Mixed 5.7
17% 5.93 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 5
15% 5.33 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 33%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-P31-DS3L Builds (Compare 208 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P31-DS3L

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $263
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