HP Slim Desktop 290-a0xxx

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 43.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.31% 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.
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 Slim Desktop 290-a0xxx  (all builds)
MotherboardHP 8459
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190502
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 15 '21 at 10:47
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A9-9425 APU (2016 M.SR)
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
43.1% Average
Memory 64.9
1-Core 56.1
2-Core 126
50% 82.3 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 124
17% 125 Pts
64-Core 123
8% 123 Pts
Poor: 18%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 43%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 Graphics
HP(103C 8459) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 18.40.16.03
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
3.31% Terrible
Lighting 4
Reflection 5.4
Parallax 5.7
3% 5.03 fps
MRender 3.6
Gravity 4.3
Splatting 6.1
3% 4.67 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.31%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
875GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 106 125 150 173 171 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 174
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 140
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1K43CB2-CTD 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2666 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
25.2% Poor
MC Read 9.5
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 8.7
24% 8.53 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 8
20% 7 GB/s
Latency 114
35% 114 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 51%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Slim Desktop 290-a0xxx Builds (Compare 300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Slim Desktop 290-a0xxx

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