Lenovo 81CA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 48.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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.
SystemLenovo 81CA  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '21 at 17:07
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
CPU Throttled 89%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
48.7% Average
Memory 66.1
1-Core 52.5
2-Core 104
47% 74.1 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 255
28% 213 Pts
64-Core 261
18% 261 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2L1QEXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,022
Write 1,866
Mixed 1,267
382% 1,718 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 55.8
187% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 414
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 375
279% 371 MB/s
Poor: 129% Great: 285%
Seagate Portable 120GB
3GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 19 19 19 19 19 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
2.51% Terrible
Read 21
Write 19.1
Mixed 15.9
SusWrite 19.2
4% 18.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
2% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.51%
Great: 51%
ASMT 2115 320GB
162GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 78 80 81 78 82 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
31.4% Below average
Read 78.9
Write 74.9
Mixed 49.9
SusWrite 79.8
95% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
53% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GS6CJR8N-VK 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
39% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 12.4
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 12.3
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39%
Great: 49%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Lenovo 81CA

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