HP Compaq dx2300 Microtower

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 18.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Boot Drive35% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory4GB 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. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemHP Compaq dx2300 Microtower  (all builds)
MotherboardMSI 0A90
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20070911
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:55
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core2 6600-$100
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
18.2% Very poor
SC Int 57.9
SC Float 27.7
SC Mixed 37.6
33% 41.1 Pts
QC Int 117
QC Float 55.1
QC Mixed 74.7
19% 82.2 Pts
MC Int 117
MC Float 54.8
MC Mixed 75.7
13% 82.4 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 18.2%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
AMP99E95 120GB
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 380A13F0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
35% Below average
Read 152
Write 94.5
Mixed 105
26% 117 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 8.71
74% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 20
DQ Write 81.5
DQ Mixed 9.72
19% 37.1 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 35%
Great: 45%
Seagate ST380815AS 80GB-$62
46GB free
Firmware: 3.CHF Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Read 65.6
Write 65.3
Mixed 63.7
49% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.41
95% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
17.5% Very poor
MC Read 6.5
MC Write 4.7
MC Mixed 4.6
15% 5.27 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 5.2
14% 5.03 GB/s
Latency 93.1
43% 93.1 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 40%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Compaq dx2300 Microtower Builds (Compare 101 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 20%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq dx2300 Microtower

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 24% - Poor Total price: $47
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