Lenovo 4236N3G

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 20.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.46% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 60% 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.
Run History
SystemLenovo 4236N3G  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO 4236N3G
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160905
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:49
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 46%
CPU Throttled 60%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 i5-2520M-$151
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
20.7% Poor
SC Int 33.6
SC Float 36.6
SC Mixed 36.7
28% 35.6 Pts
QC Int 91.2
QC Float 94
QC Mixed 94.1
21% 93.1 Pts
MC Int 91
MC Float 93.7
MC Mixed 95.2
14% 93.3 Pts
Poor: 21%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V2 1.3 GHz)
Legend(17AA 21CE) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4229
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
2.46% Terrible
Lighting 7.3
Reflection 9.6
Parallax 5.2
2% 7.37 fps
MRender 7
Gravity 4
Splatting 10.4
3% 7.13 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.46%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MK5055GSX 500GB-$72
424GB free
Firmware: FG001M Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
30.8% Below average
Read 56.8
Write 50.3
Mixed 31.4
34% 46.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.28
71% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 41%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
39.2% Below average
Read 67.2
Write 69.3
Mixed 80.9
55% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.22
60% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
39.4% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 15.4
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 8.3
22% 7.73 GB/s
Latency 87.6
46% 87.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 77%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 4236N3G Builds (Compare 2 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete

System: Lenovo 4236N3G

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $151
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