Asus G74Sx

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics7.83% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAsus G74Sx  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK G74Sx
Memory10.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110923
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 03 '19 at 12:13
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2670QM-$200
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
66.2% Good
Memory 79.4
1-Core 80.6
2-Core 156
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 293
8-Core 379
44% 336 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 560M
Asus(1043 204A) 3GB
CLim: 775 MHz, MLim: 625 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.73
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
7.83% Terrible
Lighting 9.33
Reflection 11
Parallax 7.53
8% 9.29 fps
MRender 12
Gravity 9.73
Splatting 12.8
8% 11.5 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.83%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$40
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 95 99 96 98 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 106
Write 104
Mixed 58.1
SusWrite 94.9
66% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
105% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 58%
1GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 29.6
Write 19.5
Mixed 9
22% 19.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.9
64% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 8% Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273DH0-CH9 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
47.6% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 15
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 15.5
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 81.7
49% 81.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 48%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical G74Sx Builds (Compare 850 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Asus G74Sx

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $360
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