Asus UX21A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 30.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.59% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 79% 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.
Run History
SystemAsus UX21A  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK UX21A
Memory1.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121114
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 20:12
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU8%
CPU Throttled 79%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3517U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
30.8% Below average
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 124
48% 99.7 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 184
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
Poor: 9%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 33%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Asus(1043 1517) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4252
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
1.59% Terrible
Lighting 5.2
Reflection 3.6
Parallax 8.1
2% 5.63 fps
MRender 4.6
Gravity 6.3
Splatting 5.6
2% 5.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.59%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XM11 128GB
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.2a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 126 135 133 139 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 364
Write 159
Mixed 210
SusWrite 134
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 20.1
67% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 170
127% 169 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 51%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
29.3% Poor
MC Read 7
MC Write 7.3
MC Mixed 8.2
21% 7.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 12.8
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 56%
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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 UX21A Builds (Compare 23 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Asus UX21A

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