Asus PU401LAC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 39.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.11% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 8 is a recent version of Windows, it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
CPU throttled at 69% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemAsus PU401LAC  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK PU401LAC
Memory1.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8
BIOS Date20131112
Uptime44.4 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 16:04
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU8%
CPU Throttled 69%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i5-4200U-$281
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
39.2% Below average
SC Int 72.2
SC Float 73.6
SC Mixed 72
58% 72.6 Pts
QC Int 167
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 175
39% 173 Pts
MC Int 167
MC Float 178
MC Mixed 175
26% 173 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Asus(1043 137D) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.3282
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
4.11% Terrible
Lighting 12.4
Reflection 10.9
Parallax 18.3
4% 13.9 fps
MRender 8.4
Gravity 6.1
Splatting 14.9
4% 9.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.11%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$40
405GB free
Firmware: GH2OA450 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
43.8% Average
Read 84.4
Write 68.3
Mixed 86.2
60% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.22
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.2
56% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
31.6% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 8.7
28% 9.97 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 10
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 33%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PU401LAC Builds (Compare 28 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Asus PU401LAC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $431
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