Graphic Performance in Compaq Presario CQ40-419TX


Update 7 November 2009

Specification of the notebook:

CPU: Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core Mobile Processor T4200
RAM: DDR2 800MHz 1024MB
VGA: nVIDIA GeForce G 103M 512MB (dedicated)
HDD: 250GB 5400rpm
Complete spec see HERE
Compaq Presario CQ40-419TX

Performance Review

1. 3DMarks 2005 : 3940 | CPUMarks 2005 : 9704

3DMarks 2005 and CPUMarks 2005 Score

2. Windows Experience Index : 3.9
Windows Experience Index
Update 7 November 2009, upgrade memory +1GB DDR2 667MHz
Windows Experience Index
Gaming Graphics down -0.9??

3. Gaming Test with Company of Heroes
a. High quality 1024×768 : POOR
Average frame rate: 14.5 fps
Maximum frame rate: 52.0 fps
Minimum frame rate: 3.8 fps
High quality setting:
High Quality Graphic Setting from Company of Heroes
The preview:
Preview High Quality from Company of Heroes
it’s not playable

b. Low quality 1024×768 : GREAT
Average frame rate: 65.2 fps
Maximum frame rate: 177.0 fps
Minimum frame rate: 30.6 fps
Low quality setting:
Low Quality Graphic Setting from Company of Heroes
The preview:
Low Quality Preview Company of Heroes

4. Temperature Monitoring
The temperature is low enough, I think. I use bottle caps for the notebook stands.
Peak, when playing heavy 3D game: around 62 celcius.
Normal activity like browsing or using office application: around 52 celcius.
Temperature Monitoring