HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.07% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 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 (63%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 27 days ago.
SystemHP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 3396
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20120507
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 16 '19 at 21:47
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 63%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3470-$96
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
50.8% Above average
1-Core 82.8
2-Core 148
55% 115 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 324
39% 295 Pts
64-Core 334
22% 334 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2500 (Desktop 1.05 GHz)
HP(103C 3396) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4425
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.07% Terrible
Lighting 4.9
Reflection 4.2
Parallax 4.1
1% 4.4 fps
MRender 5.3
Gravity 3.1
Splatting 7
1% 5.13 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.07%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$22
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 344
Write 222
Mixed 215
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 16.2
76% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 12.4
56% 125 MB/s
Poor: 38% Great: 81%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$25
428GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 120 119 121 121 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 126
Write 119
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 121
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HP655410-150-HYCG Transcend TS512MLK64V3N 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.6% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.3
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 8
26% 8.93 GB/s
Latency 87.2
46% 87.2 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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System: HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $253
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