Asus Q500A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.96% 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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAsus Q500A  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK Q500A
Memory1.4 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121114
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:26
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-3230M-$247
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
44.5% Average
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 82.4
SC Mixed 81.4
65% 81.4 Pts
QC Int 198
QC Float 198
QC Mixed 201
45% 199 Pts
MC Int 190
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 186
28% 187 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Asus(1043 107B) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4252
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
3.96% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 13.6
Parallax 8.8
3% 11.4 fps
MRender 10.3
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 17.2
4% 11.4 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.96%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
508GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 90.2
Write 91.7
Mixed 95.2
70% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.12
63% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5773DH0-CK0 Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 6GB
1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 13.8
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 13.4
SC Mixed 13.9
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Q500A Builds (Compare 124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

System: Asus Q500A

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