HP 500-242ea

Performance Results

Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop 49%
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 49.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.24% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
SystemHP 500-242ea  (all builds)
MotherboardMSI 2AE0
Memory9.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 19:30
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A8-5500 APU-$135
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
49.1% Average
Memory 61.7
1-Core 68.9
2-Core 125
51% 85.2 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 208
29% 211 Pts
64-Core 207
14% 207 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Asus(1043 85E7) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
4.24% Terrible
Lighting 6
Reflection 5.2
Parallax 4.8
5% 5.33 fps
MRender 6.4
Gravity 4
Splatting 5.1
4% 5.17 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.24%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240 SSD 240GB
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900J13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 33 33 32 34 36 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 374
Write 383
Mixed 330
SusWrite 54.2
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 32.9
118% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 168
141% 203 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
22.1% Poor
MC Read 10.2
MC Write 4.2
MC Mixed 7.2
21% 7.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 5.8
SC Mixed 9.2
20% 7.13 GB/s
Latency 123
33% 123 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 500-242ea Builds (Compare 99 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop 49%
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: HP 500-242ea

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $167
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