Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540BA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 20.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics3.69% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Run History
SystemAsus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540BA  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X540BA
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180827
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 06:10
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD A9-9425 APU (2016 M.SR)
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
20.4% Poor
1-Core 63.5
2-Core 112
42% 87.8 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 112
16% 114 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.4%
Great: 23%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 Graphics
Asus(1043 1291) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 17.12
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
3.69% Terrible
Lighting 13.7
Reflection 22.8
Parallax 19.1
4% 18.5 fps
MRender 9
Gravity 12.5
Splatting 12.9
4% 11.5 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 3.69%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ04ABF100 1TB
888GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JU0C0J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 108 108 103 102 104 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 142
Write 132
Mixed 54.1
SusWrite 106
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 0.5
221% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
25.7% Poor
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 7.2
MC Mixed 9.3
25% 8.77 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 8.2
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 118
34% 118 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 25.7%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540BA Builds (Compare 59 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540BA

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