Lenovo 2356BQ5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 46%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.08% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemLenovo 2356BQ5  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO 2356BQ5
Memory1.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170927
Uptime26.6 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 14:48
Run Duration98 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-3320M-$199
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
46% Average
SC Int 86.7
SC Float 89.1
SC Mixed 86.8
70% 87.5 Pts
QC Int 186
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 200
45% 198 Pts
MC Int 219
MC Float 218
MC Mixed 216
33% 217 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 46%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Legend(17AA 21FB) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4425
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
4.08% Terrible
Lighting 12.7
Reflection 15
Parallax 9.6
4% 12.4 fps
MRender 8.2
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 19.1
4% 11.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.08%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$61
833GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 89.3
Write 78.1
Mixed 55.4
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.12
64% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6EFR8C-PB 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
32.3% Below average
MC Read 11
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 10.3
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 2356BQ5 Builds (Compare 17 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 2356BQ5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $269
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