Lenovo 81EM

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (5th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 95 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 24.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Boot Drive127% 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 (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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.
SystemLenovo 81EM  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181016
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 22:45
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8550U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
24.3% Poor
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 83.2
37% 73.2 Pts
4-Core 128
8-Core 288
25% 208 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 24.3%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDPEKKW256G8L 256GB
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L08C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 285 264 264 264 266 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 1,371
Write 898
Mixed 854
SusWrite 273
188% 849 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 37.1
135% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 489
316% 367 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 127%
Great: 233%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CTD 1x8GB
1 of 1 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
30.5% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 10
30% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 8.4
23% 8.03 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30.5%
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).

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Gaming
Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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System: Lenovo 81EM

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