Lenovo 81CA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics10% 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 Drive134% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
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.
SystemLenovo 81CA  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190514
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 18 '19 at 19:49
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
49.9% Average
Memory 71.6
1-Core 51
2-Core 81.5
45% 68 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 236
25% 195 Pts
64-Core 260
17% 260 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia MX130
Legend(17AA 39CE) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3160
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
10% Very poor
Lighting 33.4
Reflection 26.5
Parallax 35.8
9% 31.9 fps
MRender 27.7
Gravity 36.5
Splatting 20.6
10% 28.3 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10%
Great: 11%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2L1QEXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 285 460 477 468 448 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 1,594
Write 516
Mixed 333
SusWrite 406
155% 712 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 27.1
104% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 296
224% 301 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 134%
Great: 284%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GS6CJR8N-VK 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.2
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 12.9
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 97.6
41% 97.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 49%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 9%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
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System: Lenovo 81CA

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