Lenovo 81C4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.67% 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 Drive163% 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 (43%). 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 81C4  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181009
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 05 '19 at 14:06
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU 43%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 (16th percentile)
40.7% Average
1-Core 63
2-Core 144
47% 103 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 388
37% 299 Pts
64-Core 388
26% 388 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Legend(17AA 3803) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6346
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
6.67% Terrible
Lighting 24.4
Reflection 30.3
Parallax 25.9
6% 26.9 fps
MRender 25.5
Gravity 22
Splatting 37.5
7% 28.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.67%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
922GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L1QEXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 997 1019 942 957 926 1016 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Read 702
Write 992
Mixed 600
SusWrite 976
185% 818 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 55.4
176% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 621
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 556
386% 488 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 163%
Great: 318%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
69.4% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 21.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 18.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 85.1
47% 85.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 81C4 Builds (Compare 472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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System: Lenovo 81C4

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