Asus X542UN

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.62% 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 Drive55% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 90% 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
SystemAsus X542UN  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X542UN
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:54
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 25%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 124
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 428
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 576
MC Mixed 528
80% 537 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Asus(1043 1B10) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
8.62% Terrible
Lighting 22.2
Reflection 35.3
Parallax 25.3
7% 27.6 fps
MRender 17.4
Gravity 20.9
Splatting 33.7
10% 24 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.62%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS128G39TND-N210A 128GB
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30200P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
55% Above average
Read 510
Write 126
Mixed 202
61% 279 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 9.58
82% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 8.93
27% 55.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 55%
Great: 71%
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB-$32
256GB free
Firmware: AM0B3J Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 100
Write 103
Mixed 109
79% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.2
60% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CRC 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
42.3% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 10.9
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.2
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X542UN Builds (Compare 233 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
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System: Asus X542UN

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