Lenovo 81CU

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.82% 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 Drive340% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 89% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemLenovo 81CU  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory18.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 06 '20 at 21:11
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 30%
CPU Throttled 89%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Memory 78.4
1-Core 110
2-Core 227
79% 138 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 530
63% 477 Pts
64-Core 531
36% 531 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Legend(17AA 39AB) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.6913
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
5.82% Terrible
Lighting 19.2
Reflection 25.9
Parallax 22.2
5% 22.4 fps
MRender 22.9
Gravity 19.1
Splatting 31.9
6% 24.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.82%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$184
684GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2068 2077 1521 1521 1525 1531 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
340% Outstanding
Read 2,553
Write 2296
Mixed 1,781
SusWrite 1,707
468% 2,084 MB/s
4K Read 63.8
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 90.9
302% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 935
DQ Write 833
DQ Mixed 895
668% 888 MB/s
Poor: 236%
This bench: 340%
Great: 374%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB1-CTD 859B CT16G4SFD824A.C16FE 24GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 16384 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.6% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 21.9
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 22.6
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 75%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 81CU Builds (Compare 380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 81CU

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