Lenovo 81AX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.07% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive110% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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 81AX  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO LNVNB161216
Memory1.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180123
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJul 20 '21 at 15:34
Run Duration198 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU 34%
CPU Throttled 88%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 1.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
41% Average
Memory 55.7
1-Core 57.1
2-Core 95
43% 69.3 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 162
21% 157 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 41%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Legend(17AA 3973) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7812
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
4.07% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 4.8
3% 6.67 fps
MRender 8.2
Gravity 6
Splatting 9
5% 7.73 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.07%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$46
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4L1QCXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 61 43 39 45 53 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 1,341
Write 285
Mixed 574
SusWrite 95.9
125% 574 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 35.8
113% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 403
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 318
243% 332 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 110%
Great: 242%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
596GB free
Firmware: 0712
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 108 115 116 115 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
51.7% Above average
Read 72
Write 115
Mixed 84.6
SusWrite 108
70% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
68% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A5244CB0-CRC 0443 RMSA3270ME86H9F-2666 8GB
2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
43% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 14.1
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 12
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 141
28% 141 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 43%
Great: 67%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 28: 2R 2G 12B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
28% 22% 73 67 45 60 15.5" 1920 1080 AUO38ED
Typical 81AX Builds (Compare 1,570 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 81AX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $46
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