HP 500-520qe

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.93% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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.
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.
Run History
SystemHP 500-520qe  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 2B2C
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150401
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 16:10
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-4790-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
78.8% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 111
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 387
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 589
MC Mixed 581
86% 577 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 240
Device(1B0A 90D3) 2GB
CLim: 780 MHz, MLim: 900 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
8.93% Terrible
Lighting 25.4
Reflection 23.6
Parallax 33.7
9% 27.6 fps
MRender 16.7
Gravity 22.7
Splatting 19.1
9% 19.5 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.93%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$79
1TB free
Firmware: HP51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 142
Write 126
Mixed 146
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.2
65% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73QH0-CK0 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
29.2% Poor
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 9.9
MC Mixed 8.2
27% 9.33 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 8.6
24% 8.53 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 500-520qe Builds (Compare 7 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: HP 500-520qe

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $525
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