Gigabyte GA-MA74GMT-S2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
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 27.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
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.
Memory10GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 10GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 3 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 (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-MA74GMT-S2  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 10 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2048 x 1152 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20100803
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 24 '19 at 08:34
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Athlon II X2 240
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
27.1% Poor
1-Core 57.1
2-Core 89.8
36% 73.4 Pts
4-Core 107
8-Core 110
15% 109 Pts
64-Core 123
8% 123 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 27.1%
Great: 26%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon 2100
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 512MB
Driver: atiumdag Ver.
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Lighting 0.8
Reflection 1.8
0% 1.3 fps
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD503HI 500GB-$41
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 27 35 36 39 52 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Read 33.7
Write 55.9
Mixed 33.3
SusWrite 34.6
29% 39.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
90% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 10GB
null MHz
2048, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
24.5% Poor
MC Read 10.3
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 7.7
24% 8.47 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 5.8
18% 6.47 GB/s
Latency 128
31% 128 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-MA74GMT-S2 Builds (Compare 336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation 15%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA74GMT-S2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Below average Total price: $300
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