Asus X542UN

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.56% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive39.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
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 X542UN  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X542UN
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 05:33
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User BGD-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 88%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8250U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
66.7% Good
1-Core 104
2-Core 209
74% 157 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 548
58% 450 Pts
64-Core 555
37% 555 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 71%
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. 23.20.16.4973
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
5.56% Terrible
Lighting 22.6
Reflection 38.6
Parallax 23.8
6% 28.3 fps
MRender 14.7
Gravity 20.2
Splatting 34.3
6% 23.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.56%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend TS240GMTS820S 240GB
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0302A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 18 23 20 28 21 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 429
Write 17.5
Mixed 24.9
SusWrite 22
26% 123 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 9.3
4K Mixed 1.4
54% 14.1 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 36.9
DQ Mixed 1.6
36% 91.9 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 90%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
902GB free
Firmware: SDM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 111 113 114 115 112 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 59.8
Write 54.1
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 113
54% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.7
172% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
34.7% Below average
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 9.7
MC Mixed 11.4
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 12.2
36% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 34.7%
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 858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

System: Asus X542UN

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