HP G42 Notebook PC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 45.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.51% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive42.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 12 years 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.
SystemHP G42 Notebook PC  (all builds)
MotherboardHewlett-Packard 1425
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110127
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 20 '20 at 20:47
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3 M 390
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
45.6% Average
Memory 63.7
1-Core 62.6
2-Core 126
51% 84.1 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 161
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 153
10% 153 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
HP(103C 1425) 3.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2993
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
0.51% Terrible
Lighting 0.67
Reflection 0.92
Parallax 0.66
0% 0.75 fps
MRender 1.05
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 1.3
0% 0.95 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.51%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Netac 128GB 128GB
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T081
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 193 192 128 99 90 MB/s
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
42.6% Average
Read 202
Write 184
Mixed 183
SusWrite 151
40% 180 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 16.1
61% 20 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 47.6
65% 118 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 89%
WD Elements 10B8 500GB
237GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 22 22 21 20 20 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
13.5% Very poor
Read 26.8
Write 18.8
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 21.1
28% 21.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
80% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.5%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Transcend JM1333KSN-4G Samsung M471B5273CH0-CH9 8GB
1067, 1067 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
24.5% Poor
MC Read 7.8
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 10.4
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 6.5
18% 6.3 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 51%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical G42 Notebook PC Builds (Compare 724 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 19%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk

System: HP G42 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $201
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