Samsung Q230

Performance Results

Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop 15%
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 17.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics0.75% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive25.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory3GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 3GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 70% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemSamsung Q230  (all builds)
MotherboardSAMSUNG Q230
Memory0.5 GB free of 3 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20100629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '21 at 15:24
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 44%
CPU Throttled 70%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3 M 350-$199
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
17.6% Very poor
Memory 27.1
1-Core 31.1
2-Core 41.7
21% 33.3 Pts
4-Core 47.6
8-Core 47.1
6% 47.3 Pts
64-Core 82.6
6% 82.6 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 17.6%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
Sanyo(144D C088) 1.2GB
Driver: igdumdx32.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
0.75% Terrible
Lighting 0.6
Reflection 1.2
Parallax 0.9
0% 0.9 fps
MRender 0.9
Gravity 1.4
Splatting 0.8
1% 1.03 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.75%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO 250G 250GB
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 177 183 178 142 100 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
25.1% Poor
Read 170
Write 156
Mixed 146
SusWrite 161
36% 158 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 9.8
26% 7.87 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 25.1%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
1066, 1066 MHz
1024, 2048 MB
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
16.8% Very poor
MC Read 5.7
MC Write 6
MC Mixed 8
19% 6.57 GB/s
SC Read 2.2
SC Write 3.4
SC Mixed 0.1
5% 1.9 GB/s
Latency 272
15% 272 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 16.8%
Great: 23%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Q230 Builds (Compare 1 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop 29%
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk

System: Samsung Q230

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