Asus X301A1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 28.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.26% 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 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years 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.
SystemAsus X301A1  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X301A1
Memory1.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130205
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:53
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 Pentium B970
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
28.4% Poor
SC Int 58.7
SC Float 60.2
SC Mixed 59.4
48% 59.4 Pts
QC Int 115
QC Float 95.4
QC Mixed 115
25% 108 Pts
MC Int 116
MC Float 116
MC Mixed 118
18% 117 Pts
Poor: 10%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 29%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (G2 Pentium/Celeron 1.1/1.15 GHz)
Asus(1043 14F7) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2752
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
1.26% Terrible
Lighting 3.3
Reflection 4.2
Parallax 3.1
1% 3.53 fps
MRender 3.7
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 4.8
1% 3.67 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.26%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST320LT022-1AE142 320GB
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
36.9% Below average
Read 63
Write 65.7
Mixed 59.3
47% 62.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.17
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.15
41% 0.41 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
28.2% Poor
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 8.6
25% 8.83 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 8.5
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 28.2%
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 X301A1 Builds (Compare 34 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X301A1

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