Lenovo 81CA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 36.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive131% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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
SystemLenovo 81CA  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO Lenovo ideapad FLEX 5-1570
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:40
Run Duration68 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%
CPU Throttled 89%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8550U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
36.6% Below average
SC Int 51.1
SC Float 55.8
SC Mixed 53.8
43% 53.6 Pts
QC Int 152
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 173
38% 167 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 312
MC Mixed 291
44% 291 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Legend(17AA 39CE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4708
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 24
14% 24 fps
Poor: 4% Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41025KLA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 1,730
Write 246
Mixed 984
214% 987 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 44.4
132% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 64.6
62% 98.8 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 131%
Great: 171%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CRC 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
41.6% Average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 12.6
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 13.2
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 95.5
42% 95.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 17%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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System: Lenovo 81CA

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