Sony VGN-NW120J

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 22%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 16.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics0.47% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 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 (85%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemSony VGN-NW120J  (all builds)
MotherboardSony VAIO
Memory1.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 0 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20090827
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:57
Run Duration327 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 85%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 Duo T6500
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
16.7% Very poor
SC Int 48.4
SC Float 28.7
SC Mixed 36.1
30% 37.7 Pts
QC Int 88.7
QC Float 52.1
QC Mixed 65.5
16% 68.8 Pts
MC Int 100
MC Float 57.4
MC Mixed 69.9
12% 75.9 Pts
Poor: 9%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 18%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Mobile Series 4 Express Chipset Family
Sony(104D 9056) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2302
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.47% Terrible
Lighting 1.6
Reflection 1.1
Parallax 1.6
0% 1.43 fps
MRender 0.8
Gravity 1.7
Splatting 0.4
0% 0.97 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.47%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 160GB (2009)-$35
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 54
Write 57
Mixed 43.1
38% 51.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.31
75% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 36%
Mushkin TurboFlash 16GB
10GB free, PID 1168
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
6.78% Terrible
Read 26.3
Write 13.4
Mixed 14.9
21% 18.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.02
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
1% 0.02 MB/s
PNY USB 2.0 FD 8GB
6GB free, PID 005b
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 25.4
Write 4.26
Mixed 5.33
11% 11.7 MB/s
Poor: 5% Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR2
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
13.9% Very poor
MC Read 5.1
MC Write 3.8
MC Mixed 3.7
12% 4.2 GB/s
SC Read 4.2
SC Write 3.5
SC Mixed 3.9
11% 3.87 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 13.9%
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 VGN-NW120J Builds (Compare 6 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Sony VGN-NW120J

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