HP 550-117a

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.95% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemHP 550-117a  (all builds)
MotherboardHP 2B47
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151110
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateNov 27 '17 at 23:16
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-6700-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 123
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 441
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 627
93% 622 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
MSI(1462 292B) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
6.95% Terrible
Lighting 20.4
Reflection 18.5
Parallax 25.6
7% 21.5 fps
MRender 10.2
Gravity 21.8
Splatting 16.6
7% 16.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.95%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 211
Write 175
Mixed 165
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.15
75% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 107
Write 113
Mixed 97.7
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.26
98% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73EB0-YK0 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
33.7% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 9.3
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 11
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 550-117a Builds (Compare 8 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: HP 550-117a

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $749
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