Lenovo 81AX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 32.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.51% 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 Drive92.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (39%). 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 81AX  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory1.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190502
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 21 '19 at 19:47
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 39%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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 1.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
32.5% Below average
1-Core 60.8
2-Core 101
39% 80.9 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 251
25% 199 Pts
64-Core 278
19% 278 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon 530
Legend(17AA 3806) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 25.20.14003.2000
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
5.51% Terrible
Lighting 21.3
Reflection 21.3
Parallax 22.4
6% 21.7 fps
MRender 9.7
Gravity 21.6
Splatting 19.6
6% 17 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.51%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLW128HEGR-000L2 128GB
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4L1QCXB7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 167 168 168 168 168 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 1,029
Write 599
Mixed 449
SusWrite 178
124% 564 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 32.9
4K Mixed 25.5
79% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 445
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 344
257% 345 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 206%
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
139GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 360 371 385 361 356 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 380
Write 362
Mixed 284
SusWrite 364
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 24
89% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 238
195% 277 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 116%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
91GB free
Firmware: LCM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 65 66 67 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
31.7% Below average
Read 44.7
Write 88
Mixed 51.3
SusWrite 65.7
46% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
70% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A5244CB0-CRC 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
50.9% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 16.6
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 14.8
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 69%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Lenovo 81AX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $60
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