Toshiba Satellite A660

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 30.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.98% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive34.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemToshiba Satellite A660  (all builds)
MotherboardTOSHIBA NWQAA
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111124
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 13:00
Run Duration98 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 Core i7 Q 740-$150
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
30.8% Below average
SC Int 37.9
SC Float 41.6
SC Mixed 40.1
32% 39.9 Pts
QC Int 147
QC Float 149
QC Mixed 161
34% 152 Pts
MC Int 186
MC Float 202
MC Mixed 191
29% 193 Pts
Poor: 15%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 39%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 330M
Toshiba(1179 FD30) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
2.98% Terrible
Lighting 9.4
Reflection 12.8
Parallax 4.1
2% 8.77 fps
MRender 11.7
Gravity 6.1
Splatting 7.5
4% 8.43 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.98%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$57
9GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Read 249
Write 112
Mixed 113
35% 158 MB/s
4K Read 9.78
4K Write 22.3
4K Mixed 13.4
44% 15.2 MB/s
DQ Read 81.2
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 31.5
37% 64.3 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273CH0-CF8 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1067 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
34.1% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 9.9
33% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 9.2
25% 8.77 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Satellite A660 Builds (Compare 171 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Toshiba Satellite A660

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $207
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