Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540UAR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.28% 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 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 90% 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 X540UAR  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X540UAR
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180621
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 31 '19 at 06:08
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8550U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Memory 79.5
1-Core 115
2-Core 224
80% 140 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 446
52% 398 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Asus(1043 12D1) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6025
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
6.28% Terrible
Lighting 22.2
Reflection 27.8
Parallax 24.7
6% 24.9 fps
MRender 22.8
Gravity 21.1
Splatting 34.7
6% 26.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.28%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$57
885GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 94 96 103 104 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
41.7% Average
Read 48.8
Write 112
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 95.9
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
218% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 70%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 40 40 40 40 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Read 36.2
Write 36
Mixed 23
SusWrite 40.1
46% 33.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 44%
WD My Book 1230 4TB
967GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 35 36 36 36 36 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
17.5% Very poor
Read 31.5
Write 28.8
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 35.7
41% 30.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
85% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 4ATF51264HZ-2G3E1 Hynix HMA851S6AFR6N-UH 8GB
2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
63.9% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 22.7
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 81.5
49% 81.5 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 68%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540UAR Builds (Compare 349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540UAR

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