Lenovo 81EK

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 (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 47.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive115% 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.
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.
SystemLenovo 81EK  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 16 '21 at 11:14
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU10%
CPU Throttled 88%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
47.4% Average
Memory 65.8
1-Core 79.9
2-Core 96.1
52% 80.6 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 240
26% 199 Pts
64-Core 245
16% 245 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Legend(17AA 398C) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8729
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 6.7
Reflection 9.3
Parallax 7.2
5% 7.73 fps
Gravity 6.3
Splatting 0.3
6% 3.3 fps
Poor: 3% Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$46
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4L1QCXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 207 206 201 196 195 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 892
Write 826
Mixed 674
SusWrite 236
147% 657 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 47.5
157% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 422
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 380
276% 362 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 115%
Great: 242%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6CJR8N-VK 1x8GB
1 of 1 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
39.6% Below average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 11
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 13.8
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 112
36% 112 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 46%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 20: 3R 1G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
20% 19% 32 59 43 60 13.9" 1536 864 CMN14D4
Typical 81EK Builds (Compare 640 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 81EK

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