Lenovo 81CA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 47.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.54% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive74.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (36%). 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
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 13 '21 at 22:06
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%
CPU Throttled 89%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 (8th percentile)
47.4% Average
Memory 63
1-Core 53
2-Core 107
46% 74.3 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 255
28% 214 Pts
64-Core 261
18% 261 Pts
Poor: 43%
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 39CE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
5.54% Terrible
Lighting 6.7
Reflection 11.7
Parallax 7.8
5% 8.73 fps
MRender 6.8
Gravity 7
Splatting 12.2
6% 8.67 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.54%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 304 327 336 318 321 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 415
Write 373
Mixed 308
SusWrite 322
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 51.4
4K Mixed 20.2
79% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 336
250% 332 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 123%
USB SanDisk 3.2Gen1 252GB
208GB free, PID 5595
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 17 18 17 15 16 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Read 77
Write 20
Mixed 24.3
SusWrite 16.8
37% 34.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.9
118% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 31%
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 (19th percentile)
39.4% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 11.4
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.9
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 119
34% 119 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.4%
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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