Sony VGNFW490J

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 26%
Workstation 15%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 19.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics2.13% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemSony VGNFW490J  (all builds)
MotherboardSony VAIO
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090827
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateMay 11 '17 at 21:33
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 Duo P8700-$42
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
19.8% Very poor
1-Core 38.4
2-Core 79.7
28% 59 Pts
4-Core 81.4
8-Core 84.4
11% 82.9 Pts
64-Core 84.6
6% 84.6 Pts
Poor: 7%
This bench: 19.8%
Great: 23%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
Sony(104D 9035) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
2.13% Terrible
Lighting 11.1
Reflection 13.7
Parallax 7.1
3% 10.6 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 6.9
Splatting 11.4
2% 8.73 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.13%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial_CT250MX2 250GB
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
54.5% Above average
Read 254
Write 243
Mixed 257
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 27.6
88% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24.1
DQ Write 66.5
DQ Mixed 17.3
21% 36 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 106%
WD My Book 1144 3TB
1.5TB free, PID 1144
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Read 33.8
Write 24.5
Mixed 27.5
35% 28.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.22
43% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
16% Very poor
MC Read 6
MC Write 4.8
MC Mixed 4.9
15% 5.23 GB/s
SC Read 3.6
SC Write 3.4
SC Mixed 3.9
10% 3.63 GB/s
Latency 122
33% 122 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 16%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical VGNFW490J Builds (Compare 13 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 27%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Sony VGNFW490J

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 16% - Very poor Total price: $161
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