Apple iMac15,1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics25.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
Very high background CPU (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemApple iMac15,1  (all builds)
MotherboardApple Mac-42FD25EABCABB274
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200610
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 16 '20 at 18:12
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU 53%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690-$178
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Memory 76.6
1-Core 109
2-Core 216
77% 134 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 431
58% 426 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 M290X
Apple(106B 0138) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1060.0
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
25.8% Poor
Lighting 33.3
Reflection 31.2
Parallax 42.8
27% 35.8 fps
MRender 28
Gravity 30.6
Splatting 36.9
24% 31.8 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AP14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 71 54 59 64 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
23.1% Poor
Read 16.4
Write 54.5
Mixed 33.6
SusWrite 64
31% 42.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
66% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 114%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB
30GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.4 9 8.3 8.9 8.4 8.5 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
7.72% Terrible
Read 21.9
Write 8.7
Mixed 11.2
SusWrite 8.4
15% 12.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1.2
75% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.72%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 0x484D54343531533641465238412D50422020 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
30.6% Below average
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 8.8
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 8.5
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 87.1
46% 87.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical iMac15,1 Builds (Compare 165 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Apple iMac15,1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $318
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