HP EliteBook 8530p

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (4th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 96 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 7.11%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 82% 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.
SystemHP EliteBook 8530p  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 30E7
Memory2.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20101213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '18 at 19:12
Run Duration198 Seconds
Run User OMN-User
Background CPU 100%
CPU Throttled 82%

 PC Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Duo T9550-$150
Intel(R) Genuine processor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
7.11% Terrible
Memory 6.86
1-Core 21.1
2-Core 34
11% 20.7 Pts
4-Core 39.6
8-Core 57.1
6% 48.3 Pts
64-Core 15.4
1% 15.4 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 7.11%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST9160412AS 160GB-$24
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0006HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 13 14 9.7 16 14 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
7.86% Terrible
Read 14
Write 12.9
Mixed 15.2
SusWrite 13.4
10% 13.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 7.86%
Great: 47%
ADATA USB Flash Drive 8GB
3GB free, PID c96a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.1 0.2 2.9 2.9 3.7 3.5 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
1.73% Terrible
Read 8.2
Write 3
Mixed 2.2
SusWrite 2.5
4% 3.97 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
0% 0 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 1.73%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
5.22% Terrible
MC Read 2.2
MC Write 1.6
MC Mixed 1.9
5% 1.9 GB/s
SC Read 0.2
SC Write 1
SC Mixed 0.4
2% 0.53 GB/s
Latency 434
9% 434 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 5.22%
Great: 41%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical EliteBook 8530p Builds (Compare 77 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 40%
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Workstation 2%
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System: HP EliteBook 8530p

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $42
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