Lenovo 81CU

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics31.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive256% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemLenovo 81CU  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180619
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:07
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8550U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
77.7% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 370
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 541
83% 556 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 (Mobile)
Legend(17AA 39AB) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9924
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
31.2% Below average
Lighting 99.8
Reflection 62
Parallax 101
31% 87.6 fps
MRender 72.4
Gravity 91.6
Splatting 50.2
31% 71.4 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 33%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2L1QEXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 805 637 638 639 638 626 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,288
Write 1,790
Mixed 1,477
SusWrite 664
346% 1,555 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 81.7
273% 94.6 MB/s
DQ Read 945
DQ Write 819
DQ Mixed 880
660% 881 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 256%
Great: 270%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB1-CTD Hynix HMA81GS6CJR8N-VK 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.1
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 24.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 77
52% 77 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 81CU Builds (Compare 244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Lenovo 81CU

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