Gateway DX4831

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation 22%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 35.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.28% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGateway DX4831  (all builds)
MotherboardGateway H57M01
Memory0.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 720 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20100323
Uptime14.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 18:59
Run Duration406 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 530-$140
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
35.5% Below average
SC Int 62.3
SC Float 67.2
SC Mixed 65.9
52% 65.1 Pts
QC Int 152
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 156
37% 164 Pts
MC Int 156
MC Float 181
MC Mixed 168
25% 168 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Clarkdale 0.733/0.9 GHz)
Acer(1025 0389) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver.
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
1.28% Terrible
Lighting 2.7
Reflection 2.9
Parallax 2.9
1% 2.83 fps
MRender 2.9
Gravity 4.4
Splatting 4
2% 3.77 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.28%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$124
454GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 84.3
Write 83
Mixed 43.5
52% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.24
80% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 99%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$132
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
44.4% Average
Read 79.8
Write 75
Mixed 67.3
56% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.19
48% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 58%
JetFlash Transcend 64GB
46GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
3.9% Terrible
Read 14.6
Write 3.86
Mixed 4.37
8% 7.6 MB/s
4K Read 3.95
4K Write 0.003
4K Mixed 0.001
15% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 3.9%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Toshiba ACR256X64D3U1333C9 None CT51264BA160B.C16F ACR256X64D3U1333C9 None CT51264BA160B.C16F 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
27.9% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 7.9
MC Mixed 12.5
28% 9.93 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 5.6
SC Mixed 7
18% 6.43 GB/s
Latency 120
33% 120 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical DX4831 Builds (Compare 237 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 41%
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Workstation 20%

System: Gateway DX4831

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $240
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