Lenovo IdeaCentre K430

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics2.48% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
SystemLenovo IdeaCentre K430  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120216
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 16:57
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 i7-3770-$430
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
71% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 336
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 525
MC Mixed 535
80% 533 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 620
Device(1642 3A98) 1GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 448 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
2.48% Terrible
Lighting 8
Reflection 7.6
Parallax 2.9
2% 6.17 fps
MRender 7.1
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 6.2
3% 6.87 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.48%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$44
911GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC62 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 147
Write 145
Mixed 134
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.39
108% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 114%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
305GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
26.1% Poor
Read 61.9
Write 51.2
Mixed 56.9
72% 56.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.21
74% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 26.1%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB KHX1600C9D3/4GX Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.5% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 14.8
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 12.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical IdeaCentre K430 Builds (Compare 79 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Lenovo IdeaCentre K430

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $630
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