Asus G74Sx

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 18%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 12.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics3.47% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 36% 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.
Run History
SystemAsus G74Sx  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK G74Sx
Memory6.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110923
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:03
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 41%
CPU Throttled 36%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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 i7-2670QM-$200
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
12.5% Very poor
SC Int 18.5
SC Float 19.7
SC Mixed 19.3
15% 19.2 Pts
QC Int 59.8
QC Float 62.6
QC Mixed 59.6
14% 60.7 Pts
MC Int 81.6
MC Float 86.2
MC Mixed 83.6
13% 83.8 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 560M
Asus(1043 204A) 3GB
CLim: 775 MHz, MLim: 625 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 369.9
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
3.47% Terrible
Lighting 27.8
Reflection 28
Parallax 23.9
8% 26.6 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 3.47%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$60
138GB free
Firmware: SM11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
43.3% Average
Read 74.2
Write 75.1
Mixed 72.4
56% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 0.4
168% 2.11 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 64%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2011)-$116
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 73.9
Write 89.2
Mixed 70.2
58% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 0.47
4K Mixed 0.13
37% 0.31 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6BFR8C-H9 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
31.7% Below average
MC Read 12.3
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 11.3
34% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 4.9
SC Write 4.4
SC Mixed 5
14% 4.77 GB/s
Latency 130
31% 130 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical G74Sx Builds (Compare 905 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Asus G74Sx

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $381
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