Lenovo 81CA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 40.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics11.5% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive229% 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.
CPU throttled at 89% 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
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemLenovo 81CA  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO Lenovo ideapad FLEX 5-1570
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:17
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 89%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
40.4% Average
SC Int 54.8
SC Float 56.9
SC Mixed 56.3
45% 56 Pts
QC Int 191
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 199
45% 199 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 298
44% 294 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia 940MX
Legend(17AA 39CE) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 22.21.13.8264
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
11.5% Very poor
Lighting 33.8
Reflection 26.3
Parallax 36.4
11% 32.2 fps
MRender 27
Gravity 35.4
Splatting 20.1
12% 27.5 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 11.5%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
397GB free
Firmware: CXY7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 2,693
Write 1,188
Mixed 1,395
386% 1,758 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 37.6
153% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 48.1
DQ Write 81.9
DQ Mixed 26.3
31% 52.1 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 229%
Great: 256%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CRC 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 13
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.5
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 88.2
45% 88.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 81CA Builds (Compare 170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Lenovo 81CA

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