HP 500-203a

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 73.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemHP 500-203a  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 2AF7
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140205
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:21
Run Duration72 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i7-4770
, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
73.4% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 106
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 354
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 537
MC Float 576
MC Mixed 561
84% 558 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 83%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: HP36 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 127
Write 120
Mixed 126
94% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 0.98
4K Mixed 0.19
50% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73DB0-CK0 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
30.5% Below average
MC Read 10.3
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 8.4
27% 9.6 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 9.9
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 72.1
55% 72.1 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 30.5%
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 500-203a Builds (Compare 6 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
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System: HP 500-203a

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $305
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