HP 500-242ea

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.13% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (58%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemHP 500-242ea  (all builds)
MotherboardMSI 2AE0
Memory1.4 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140415
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 11 '21 at 15:46
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 58%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A10-6800K APU (2013 D.Ri)-$380
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
49.1% Average
Memory 66.4
1-Core 64.1
2-Core 129
52% 86.4 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 196
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 235
MSI(1462 B499) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
5.13% Terrible
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 7.6
Parallax 7.2
5% 7.07 fps
MRender 4.5
Gravity 6.6
Splatting 6.9
5% 6 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.13%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$40
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 59 52 45 46 52 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
22.1% Poor
Read 25.6
Write 42.9
Mixed 28.4
SusWrite 51.2
27% 37 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.2
49% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 60%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB-$7
3GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.7 6.1 6.2 5.9 5.7 5.6 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
6% Terrible
Read 24.1
Write 6
Mixed 10.7
SusWrite 6.4
13% 11.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
21% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5173DB0-CK0 Hynix HMT325U6EFR8C-PB 6GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 2048 MB
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
19.6% Very poor
MC Read 7.3
MC Write 4.4
MC Mixed 7.4
18% 6.37 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 5
15% 5.23 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 19.6%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 7 60 65" 1280 701 SNY9D03 SONY TV *00
Typical 500-242ea Builds (Compare 116 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: HP 500-242ea

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $135
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