Lenovo 81CA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics8.53% 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 Drive263% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemLenovo 81CA  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:27
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
52.8% Above average
SC Int 115
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 191
43% 191 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 286
42% 284 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Legend(17AA 39CE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4877
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
8.53% Terrible
Lighting 22.9
Reflection 26.4
Parallax 24.2
7% 24.5 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 20.3
Splatting 33.9
10% 23.7 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.53%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2L1QEXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 1,774
Write 1,792
Mixed 2,038
419% 1,868 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 66.5
234% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 120
122% 198 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 263%
Great: 275%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GS6CJR8N-VK 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
39% Below average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.7
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 39%
Great: 49%
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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 284 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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System: Lenovo 81CA

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