HP Compaq dx7400 Microtower

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 33.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.41% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive42.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemHP Compaq dx7400 Microtower  (all builds)
MotherboardMSI 0AB8
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20080903
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 08 '19 at 00:35
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400-$170
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
33.2% Below average
1-Core 48.4
2-Core 97
34% 72.7 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 194
26% 193 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 33.2%
Great: 37%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia NVS 310
HP(103C 094E) 512MB
CLim: 523 MHz, MLim: 437 MHz, Ram: 512MB, Driver: 392.53
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.41% Terrible
Lighting 5.3
Reflection 5.2
Parallax 2.4
1% 4.3 fps
MRender 4.8
Gravity 4.8
Splatting 4.3
1% 4.63 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.41%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 320 Series 160GB-$90
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC1LE04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 163 163 165 162 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 234
Write 162
Mixed 148
SusWrite 156
39% 175 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 20.8
72% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 20.8
DQ Write 49.2
DQ Mixed 24.1
22% 31.4 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 51%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
459GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 129 130 131 131 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 127
Write 116
Mixed 54.3
SusWrite 130
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
22% Poor
MC Read 7.5
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 6.6
20% 6.93 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 6.6
18% 6.23 GB/s
Latency 87.5
46% 87.5 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 22%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Compaq dx7400 Microtower Builds (Compare 142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq dx7400 Microtower

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $190
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