HP Compaq dx7300 Microtower

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics7.12% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 4GB 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 dx7300 Microtower  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 0A50h
Memory2 GB free of 4.00098 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110817
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 23 '20 at 13:12
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Duo E7500-$109
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
44.7% Average
Memory 71.9
1-Core 51.6
2-Core 101
48% 74.7 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 103
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 105
7% 105 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTS 250
Nvidia(10DE 0592) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.01
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
7.12% Terrible
Lighting 10.3
Reflection 10
Parallax 3.59
8% 7.98 fps
MRender 4.81
Gravity 7.47
Splatting 6.52
6% 6.27 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.12%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS721680PLA380 80GB-$41
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P21OABDA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 20 21 27 12 18 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
9.73% Terrible
Read 14.7
Write 20
Mixed 17.7
SusWrite 19.1
13% 17.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
62% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 9.73%
Great: 40%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$17
204GB free
Firmware: PA11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 66 68 70 64 66 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 89.2
Write 80.2
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 65.9
52% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 61%
SanDisk Cruzer Edge 8GB
7GB free, PID 556b
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.3 5.4 4.1 4.5 4.3 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
7.41% Terrible
Read 23
Write 0.7
Mixed 14.5
SusWrite 4.6
12% 10.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 2.9
137% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.41%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 37GB
null MHz
2048, 2048, 33792 MB
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
MC Read 6.7
MC Write 5.3
MC Mixed 5.1
16% 5.7 GB/s
SC Read 5
SC Write 5.1
SC Mixed 5
14% 5.03 GB/s
Latency 97
41% 97 ns
Poor: 9%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 22%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Compaq dx7300 Microtower Builds (Compare 15 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq dx7300 Microtower

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $70
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