Toshiba Satellite L500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 21%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 16.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.64% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemToshiba Satellite L500  (all builds)
Memory1.9 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20100506
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 22:32
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 Pentium T4200-$99
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
16.7% Very poor
SC Int 46.6
SC Float 27.7
SC Mixed 34.3
29% 36.2 Pts
QC Int 88.6
QC Float 47.8
QC Mixed 69
16% 68.5 Pts
MC Int 91.3
MC Float 52.9
MC Mixed 66.6
11% 70.3 Pts
Poor: 10%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 17%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500
Toshiba(1179 FF80) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.783.0.0
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
1.64% Terrible
Lighting 5.8
Reflection 7.6
Parallax 5.3
2% 6.23 fps
MRender 4.3
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 5.4
2% 4 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.64%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS54251 160GB
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C32P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 18 17 17 18 21 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Read 34.3
Write 9.3
Mixed 16.8
SusWrite 17.6
14% 19.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
64% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 25%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 32GB
22GB free, PID 1665
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.2 2.6 2.5 2.4 3.3 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
4.15% Terrible
Read 12.3
Write 4
Mixed 1.8
SusWrite 3.4
6% 5.37 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.2
28% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.15%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
14.4% Very poor
MC Read 5.5
MC Write 3.9
MC Mixed 3.9
13% 4.43 GB/s
SC Read 3.3
SC Write 1.9
SC Mixed 4.8
10% 3.33 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 14.4%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Satellite L500 Builds (Compare 494 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 28%
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Satellite L500

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