Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 19%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 41.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.05% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 8 is a recent version of Windows, it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P  (all builds)
Memory1.4 GB free of 2 GB @ 0.7 GHz
OSWindows 8
BIOS Date20081230
Uptime1 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 17:16
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5200+
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
41.9% Average
Memory 67.9
1-Core 47.5
2-Core 93.9
45% 69.8 Pts
4-Core 95.3
8-Core 93.6
13% 94.4 Pts
64-Core 95.2
6% 95.2 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 64MB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 9.18.13.286
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.05% Terrible
Lighting 0.07
Reflection 0.19
Parallax 0.09
0% 0.12 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.05%
Great: 0%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST340015A 40GB-$99
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.1 5.1 21 27 24 14 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
13.8% Very poor
Read 32.1
Write 29.6
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 16
19% 25.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
58% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 13.8%
Great: 24%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x1GB
2 of 2 slots used
2GB DIMM
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
12.8% Very poor
MC Read 3.4
MC Write 3.8
MC Mixed 3.4
10% 3.53 GB/s
SC Read 4.1
SC Write 4.4
SC Mixed 4.4
12% 4.3 GB/s
Latency 107
38% 107 ns
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.8%
Great: 22%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-M61PME-S2P Builds (Compare 298 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P

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