Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X542UF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 60.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.3% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 88% 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.
SystemAsus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X542UF  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X542UF
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 01:12
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 19%
CPU Throttled 88%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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 i5-8250U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
60.3% Good
SC Int 56.8
SC Float 48.1
SC Mixed 88.7
52% 64.5 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 331
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 61.4
MC Mixed 62.7
30% 187 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia MX130
Asus(1043 10D1) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9836
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
4.3% Terrible
Lighting 15
Reflection 22.1
Parallax 10.9
4% 16 fps
MRender 10.7
Gravity 10.2
Splatting 10.6
4% 10.5 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 4.3%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$46
871GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0R5J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 54 70 55 72 59 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 67.4
Write 77
Mixed 7.5
SusWrite 62.6
38% 53.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
50% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CRC 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
35.4% Below average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 11.1
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 3
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 2.9
10% 3.57 GB/s
Latency 86.7
46% 86.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X542UF Builds (Compare 89 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X542UF

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