Sony VGN-AW21Z_B

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.53% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemSony VGN-AW21Z_B  (all builds)
MotherboardSony VAIO
Memory1.4 GB free of 4 GB
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090923
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '18 at 19:40
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
45.2% Average
Memory 74.4
1-Core 47.4
2-Core 93.8
47% 71.9 Pts
4-Core 96.2
8-Core 95.3
13% 95.8 Pts
64-Core 92.7
6% 92.7 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9600M-GT
Sony(104D 9040) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
1.53% Terrible
Lighting 7.1
Reflection 11.7
Parallax 2.6
2% 7.13 fps
MRender 6.3
Gravity 4.8
Splatting 5.2
2% 5.43 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.53%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MMCRE64GFMPP-MVA 64GB
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VAM05S1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 58 51 57 58 70 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 26% Great: 27%
Fujitsu MHZ2500BT G1 500GB
454GB free
Firmware: 0041000C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 48 48 48 47 48 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
27.5% Poor
Read 47.9
Write 47.3
Mixed 31.7
SusWrite 47.8
32% 43.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR2
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
18.5% Very poor
MC Read 6.7
MC Write 5.2
MC Mixed 5.1
16% 5.67 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 4.9
15% 5.2 GB/s
Latency 91.6
44% 91.6 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 41%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical VGN-AW21Z_B Builds (Compare 2 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete

System: Sony VGN-AW21Z_B

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