Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 45.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.44% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2  (all builds)
Memory1.6 GB free of 4 GB
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090903
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 11:58
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom 9650-$125
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
45.7% Average
Memory 69.2
1-Core 32.7
2-Core 79.6
40% 60.5 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 134
18% 132 Pts
64-Core 132
9% 132 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
MSI(1462 8A9F) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
5.44% Terrible
Lighting 6.6
Reflection 5.1
Parallax 8.7
5% 6.8 fps
MRender 4.1
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 7.2
6% 6.23 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.44%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3160815AS 160GB-$30
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.CHF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 37 21 10 24 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
13.1% Very poor
Read 20.9
Write 11.5
Mixed 11.8
SusWrite 24.8
13% 17.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.07 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
20.5% Poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 5.2
MC Mixed 7.9
19% 6.77 GB/s
SC Read 4.8
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 5.3
14% 4.93 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 45%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-MA74GM-S2 Builds (Compare 108 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2

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