HP 250 G3 Notebook PC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 20.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics5.1% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive63.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (78%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemHP 250 G3 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 2336
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 03:42
Run Duration98 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 78%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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 Core i3-5005U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
20.7% Poor
SC Int 23.8
SC Float 26.9
SC Mixed 16.7
18% 22.5 Pts
QC Int 71.7
QC Float 109
QC Mixed 123
23% 101 Pts
MC Int 117
MC Float 130
MC Mixed 152
20% 133 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 35%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 5500 (Mobile 0.95 GHz)
HP(103C 2336) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.15.4248
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
5.1% Terrible
Lighting 13.5
Reflection 12.6
Parallax 18.6
5% 14.9 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 12.3
Splatting 17.1
5% 13.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.1%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 384
Write 331
Mixed 299
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 16.8
76% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 88.8
DQ Mixed 59.6
61% 101 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8KTF51264HZ-1G6E1 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
24.2% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 7.2
24% 8.53 GB/s
SC Read 4.1
SC Write 3.8
SC Mixed 3.9
11% 3.93 GB/s
Latency 95.9
42% 95.9 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 24.2%
Great: 32%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 250 G3 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
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System: HP 250 G3 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 136% - Outstanding Total price: $67
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