Lenovo 81C3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 30.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics6.46% 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 Drive144% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemLenovo 81C3  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170911
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 21:18
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
30.2% Below average
1-Core 104
2-Core 95.9
54% 100 Pts
4-Core 157
8-Core 224
25% 191 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Legend(17AA 39FD) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
6.46% Terrible
Lighting 20.7
Reflection 23.4
Parallax 24.6
6% 22.9 fps
MRender 22.4
Gravity 21.2
Splatting 35.4
8% 26.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.46%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$60
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 278 250 234 232 229 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Read 1,410
Write 1,076
Mixed 654
SusWrite 280
190% 855 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 48.7
164% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 556
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 448
330% 439 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 144%
Great: 235%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A5244CB0-CRC 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
52.1% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 17.3
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 13.9
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 81C3 Builds (Compare 720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Lenovo 81C3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $60
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