Gateway DX4300

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 26.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics20.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 5 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 (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGateway DX4300  (all builds)
MotherboardGateway RS780
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20090424
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:03
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Phenom 9750
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
26.9% Poor
SC Int 54.5
SC Float 35.3
SC Mixed 43.4
36% 44.4 Pts
QC Int 189
QC Float 104
QC Mixed 126
32% 140 Pts
MC Int 210
MC Float 134
MC Mixed 164
26% 169 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 33%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650 Ti-$152
Asus(1043 8447) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 314.22
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
20.7% Poor
Lighting 53.6
Reflection 42.8
Parallax 63.2
18% 53.2 fps
MRender 47
Gravity 71.3
Splatting 37.3
23% 51.9 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$77
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08.00K08 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 102
Write 97.8
Mixed 32.1
56% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.37
104% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 76%
Maxtor STM31000333AS 1TB
402GB free
Firmware: MX1B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 77.6
Write 95.4
Mixed 16.5
46% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.44
111% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 63%
WD WD2000JD-00HBB0 200GB
152GB free
Firmware: 08.02D08 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
24.6% Poor
Read 30.1
Write 55.4
Mixed 41.7
32% 42.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.28
72% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
22.7% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 5.4
MC Mixed 8.8
22% 7.73 GB/s
SC Read 5
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 5.5
14% 5.07 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical DX4300 Builds (Compare 190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Gateway DX4300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 132% - Outstanding Total price: $70
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