HP G42 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 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 22%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.51% 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.
Memory3GB 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. 3GB 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 10 years and 4 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 (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemHP G42 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1425
Memory0.4 GB free of 3 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 20 '19 at 05:14
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3 M 370-$167
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
22% Poor
1-Core 47.7
2-Core 66.7
29% 57.2 Pts
4-Core 85.2
8-Core 104
13% 94.8 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
Poor: 15%
This bench: 22%
Great: 32%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
HP(103C 1425) 1.2GB
Driver: igdumdx32.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2622
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
0.51% Terrible
Lighting 2.9
Reflection 2.3
Parallax 2
1% 2.4 fps
MRender 2.3
Gravity 1.5
Splatting 2.7
0% 2.17 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.51%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$25
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 27 35 43 48 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
27.8% Poor
Read 56
Write 60.3
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 40.7
36% 49.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
47% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown SH564568FH8NZPHSCG SH564288FH8NWPHSFG 3GB
1067, 1067 MHz
2048, 1024 MB
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
17.8% Very poor
MC Read 6.4
MC Write 5
MC Mixed 6.4
17% 5.93 GB/s
SC Read 4.6
SC Write 4.3
SC Mixed 4.9
13% 4.6 GB/s
Latency 134
30% 134 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 17.8%
Great: 23%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical G42 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: HP G42 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $189
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