Lenovo 81C3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% 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.
High background CPU (30%). 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.
SystemLenovo 81C3  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO Lenovo YOGA 720-13IKB
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 15 '18 at 06:19
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 30%
CPU Throttled 89%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8550U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
45.7% Average
1-Core 52.5
2-Core 109
38% 80.8 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 293
42% 302 Pts
64-Core 290
20% 290 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 274
Reflection 261
Parallax 287
72% 274 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 269
Splatting 217
73% 224 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41025KLA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 244 265 241 128 259 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 654
Write 303
Mixed 272
SusWrite 233
81% 365 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 42.8
162% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 756
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 376
304% 445 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 111%
Great: 148%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB1-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 22.3
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 16.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 88.6
45% 88.6 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 81C3 Builds (Compare 771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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System: Lenovo 81C3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $60
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