Asus X542UQR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 5%
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 77.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.71% 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 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.
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.
CPU throttled at 88% 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.
SystemAsus X542UQR  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X542UQR
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190521
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '20 at 15:54
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User LKA-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 88%

 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 i5-8250U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Memory 80.9
1-Core 105
2-Core 209
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 553
62% 477 Pts
64-Core 543
36% 543 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Asus(1043 1A00) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7325
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
5.71% Terrible
Lighting 20.9
Reflection 26
Parallax 24.5
6% 23.8 fps
MRender 17.4
Gravity 20.2
Splatting 32.9
6% 23.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.71%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS541010B7E610 1TB
751GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 98 110 109 110 105 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 80.5
Write 51.8
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 102
58% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
152% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata AO1P24HC8T1-BSFS 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
41.5% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.2
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.4
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 41%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X542UQR Builds (Compare 179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X542UQR

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