Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X542UF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics12.7% 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 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.
High background CPU (21%). 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
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:11
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 21%
CPU Throttled 88%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
70.7% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 103
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 336
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 513
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 565
83% 557 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia MX130
Asus(1043 10D1) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.8857
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Lighting 42.3
Reflection 26.6
Parallax 37.5
12% 35.5 fps
MRender 27
Gravity 40.1
Splatting 20.2
13% 29.1 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
627GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 45 45 57 68 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
29.5% Poor
Read 49.4
Write 85.4
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 53
45% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.4
113% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 73%
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 (89th percentile)
41.8% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 11
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 12.8
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 41.8%
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 115 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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