Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540BA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 16.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics2.8% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAsus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540BA  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X540BA
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190704
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 01 '21 at 21:58
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 way below expectations (5th percentile)
16.4% Very poor
Memory 24.3
1-Core 60
2-Core 87.4
32% 57.2 Pts
4-Core 47.2
8-Core 92
9% 69.6 Pts
64-Core 70.7
5% 70.7 Pts
Poor: 18%
This bench: 16.4%
Great: 43%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 Graphics
Asus(1043 1291) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 20.10.28
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
2.8% Terrible
Lighting 2.7
Reflection 5.7
Parallax 6
2% 4.8 fps
MRender 4
Gravity 4.4
Splatting 6.6
4% 5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.8%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ04ABF100 1TB
642GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JU0C0J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 87 90 87 87 95 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
64% Good
Read 132
Write 136
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 90.4
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.5
192% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 64%
Great: 80%
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 below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
13% Very poor
MC Read 4
MC Write 4.7
MC Mixed 4.7
13% 4.47 GB/s
SC Read 2.1
SC Write 4.2
SC Mixed 5.6
11% 3.97 GB/s
Latency 291
14% 291 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 13%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540BA Builds (Compare 434 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540BA

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