HP 500-242ea

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 41.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.94% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemHP 500-242ea  (all builds)
MotherboardMSI 2AE0
Memory8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140115
Uptime21.9 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 10:51
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD A8-5500 APU-$135
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
41.5% Average
SC Int 63.9
SC Float 58.4
SC Mixed 62.2
49% 61.5 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 184
QC Mixed 208
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 209
MC Float 184
MC Mixed 211
30% 201 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 235
MSI(1462 B499) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
4.94% Terrible
Lighting 15.5
Reflection 19.2
Parallax 14.9
5% 16.5 fps
MRender 8.9
Gravity 12.1
Splatting 16.5
5% 12.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.94%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
867GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 174 183 174 192 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 184
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 179
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
External USB3.0 320GB
288GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 99 99 100 100 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
57% Above average
Read 99.1
Write 89.4
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 99.4
62% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 57%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB HMT325U6EFR8C-PB Kingston 9905403-174.A00LF Kingston HP698650-154-KEB 12GB
1600, 1600, 1333, 1600 MHz
4096, 2048, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31.4% Below average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 6.1
MC Mixed 10.5
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 9.9
24% 8.27 GB/s
Latency 81.4
49% 81.4 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 31%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 500-242ea Builds (Compare 106 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: HP 500-242ea

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $135
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