HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.03% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
24 months ago, 24 months ago.
SystemHP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 3396
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150915
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 14:12
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3770-$297
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Memory 79.9
1-Core 97.2
2-Core 193
72% 123 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 472
52% 402 Pts
64-Core 476
32% 476 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 620
EVGA(3842 2621) 1GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 350 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
3.03% Terrible
Lighting 3.63
Reflection 4.15
Parallax 3.28
3% 3.69 fps
MRender 3.24
Gravity 4.03
Splatting 2.57
3% 3.28 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.03%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$20
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 65 56 95 90 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 110
Write 102
Mixed 57
SusWrite 82.9
64% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$22
83GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 79 80 80 80 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
44% Average
Read 74
Write 80.1
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 79.2
53% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$22
463GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 118 119 118 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 117
Write 115
Mixed 70.7
SusWrite 119
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 70%
Asmt USB 3.0 Destop H 500GB
454GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 13 13 13 13 13 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
11.5% Very poor
Read 26.1
Write 24.8
Mixed 19.7
SusWrite 13.4
16% 21 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 11.5%
Great: 71%
Asmt USB 3.0 Destop H 250GB
232GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 13 13 13 13 14 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
11.4% Very poor
Read 25.6
Write 22.2
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 13.4
15% 20.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6BFR8A-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
51.3% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16.5
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Compaq Elite 8300 CMT Builds (Compare 5,317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $326
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