Asus X501A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 28.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.13% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemAsus X501A  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X501A
Memory1.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20120820
Uptime37.9 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 17:19
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-2330M-$160
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
28.9% Poor
1-Core 52.9
2-Core 97.1
36% 75 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 141
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 32%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
Asus(1043 14F7) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4229
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
1.13% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 7.5
Parallax 4.4
2% 6 fps
MRender 5.1
Gravity 3.4
Splatting 8.8
1% 5.77 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.13%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$29
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 23 23 34 26 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Read 22
Write 17.3
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 29.7
15% 20.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
26% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
26.4% Poor
MC Read 8.5
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 7.7
24% 8.37 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 8
21% 7.5 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X501A Builds (Compare 186 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X501A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $55
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