Lenovo 81CQ

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics45.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive138% 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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% 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
SystemLenovo 81CQ  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180718
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 01:33
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 36%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
61% Good
1-Core 93.1
2-Core 180
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 456
52% 395 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 61%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
Legend(17AA 38E1) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3615
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
45.1% Average
Lighting 170
Reflection 174
Parallax 172
44% 172 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 165
Splatting 149
47% 149 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 534 298 264 282 278 284 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 819
Write 718
Mixed 419
SusWrite 324
127% 570 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 39.2
181% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 760
DQ Write 672
DQ Mixed 590
477% 674 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 138%
Great: 238%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
826GB free
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 82 88 82 90 61 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
37.5% Below average
Read 48.3
Write 65
Mixed 33
SusWrite 82.6
42% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
82% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5624-001.A00G Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
68% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 21.9
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 16
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 88.1
45% 88.1 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68%
Great: 74%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 81CQ Builds (Compare 257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Lenovo 81CQ

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