HP 290 G4 Microtower PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.08% 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.
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.
SystemHP 290 G4 Microtower PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHP 877E
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210127
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 22:57
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10500-$246
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Memory 93.8
1-Core 137
2-Core 270
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 871
89% 700 Pts
64-Core 1,061
71% 1,061 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
HP(103C 877E) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9127
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
6.08% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 9.1
Parallax 8.6
5% 7.97 fps
MRender 8.4
Gravity 9.3
Splatting 0.3
7% 6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.08%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
902GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 153 131 146 159 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 151
Write 161
Mixed 86.6
SusWrite 142
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.2
218% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CB8GU2666.C8JT 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
42.2% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 11.2
40% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 10.7
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 290 G4 Microtower PC Builds (Compare 47 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: HP 290 G4 Microtower PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $246
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