Lenovo 81EK

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.66% 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 Drive178% 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.
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.
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.
SystemLenovo 81EK  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '19 at 08:31
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 88%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
64.3% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 102
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 303
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 369
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 392
59% 392 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Legend(17AA 398E) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6292
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
7.66% Terrible
Lighting 19.2
Reflection 24.9
Parallax 20.7
6% 21.6 fps
MRender 16.5
Gravity 18.7
Splatting 30.6
9% 21.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.66%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$44
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L08C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 283 274 275 131 269 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
178% Outstanding
Read 1,645
Write 898
Mixed 358
SusWrite 266
173% 792 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 69.1
199% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 718
DQ Write 750
DQ Mixed 274
333% 581 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 178%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CTD 1x8GB
1 of 1 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
40.7% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 10.8
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 13.3
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 81EK Builds (Compare 490 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Lenovo 81EK

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