Gateway SX2860

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 16%
Desktop 29%
Workstation 19%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics11.2% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGateway SX2860  (all builds)
MotherboardGateway SX2860
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101120
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 21:52
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-2100-$50
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
34.7% Below average
1-Core 47.9
2-Core 104
35% 75.7 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 197
28% 202 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650-$112
EVGA(3842 2653) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
11.2% Very poor
Lighting 32.7
Reflection 27.3
Parallax 42.2
9% 34.1 fps
MRender 31.2
Gravity 41.1
Splatting 33.8
11% 35.4 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 11.2%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2013)-$53
280GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 21 40 35 28 6.5 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
23.2% Poor
Read 54
Write 44.5
Mixed 31.4
SusWrite 26.7
29% 39.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.3
63% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 60%
Samsung Flash Drive 32GB
23GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 12 13 13 12 13 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
9.37% Terrible
Read 30.7
Write 13.2
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 12.9
23% 18.6 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 1.3
70% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 9.37%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5673FH0-CH9 M378B5673FH0-CH9 M378B5673FH0-CH9 Kingston ACR256X64D3U1333C9 8GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.3% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 16.3
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 13.2
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SX2860 Builds (Compare 11 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 18%

System: Gateway SX2860

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $75
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