Asrock G31M-GS.

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 20%
Desktop 27%
Workstation 15%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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.
Graphics28.3% 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 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 8 years and 8 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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock G31M-GS.  (all builds)
Memory1 GB free of 4 GB @ 0 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120516
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '17 at 13:30
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 Q9300-$96
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
28.3% Poor
SC Int 57.9
SC Float 34
SC Mixed 44.4
36% 45.4 Pts
QC Int 192
QC Float 105
QC Mixed 136
33% 144 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 118
MC Mixed 162
26% 170 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 38%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 580-$450
Zotac(19DA 1203) 1.5GB
CLim: 815 MHz, MLim: 1025 MHz, Ram: 1.5GB, Driver: 368.22
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
28.3% Poor
Lighting 77.5
Reflection 107
Parallax 52.7
21% 79 fps
MRender 95.3
Gravity 69.3
Splatting 77.8
34% 80.8 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$90
740GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 118
Write 111
Mixed 81.8
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.34
105% 1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 77%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$60
328GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 98.6
Write 67.8
Mixed 72.9
60% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.17
47% 0.35 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
15.5% Very poor
MC Read 4.9
MC Write 4.9
MC Mixed 5
14% 4.93 GB/s
SC Read 4.8
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 5.3
14% 5 GB/s
Latency 151
26% 151 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 15.5%
Great: 41%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical G31M-GS. Builds (Compare 392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 27%
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asrock G31M-GS.

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $165
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