Notebook P15SM-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics25.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
4 years ago, 4 years ago.
SystemNotebook P15SM-A  (all builds)
MotherboardNotebook P15SM-A
Memory6.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140511
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 15 '17 at 23:50
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4810MQ-$400
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 91.4
1-Core 114
2-Core 216
83% 140 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 614
66% 515 Pts
64-Core 617
41% 617 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 870M
Clevo(1558 5281) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
25.2% Poor
Lighting 29.3
Reflection 27.8
Parallax 33.9
24% 30.3 fps
MRender 30.1
Gravity 34.1
Splatting 23.8
27% 29.3 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo mSATA 250GB-$299
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT43B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 60% Great: 110%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$67
9GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 59.5
Write 76.3
Mixed 75.2
53% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.28
94% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 71%
Toshiba MK3263GSX 320GB-$68
3GB free
Firmware: FG020A Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
22% Poor
Read 39.8
Write 36.6
Mixed 34
28% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.22
57% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 22%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8KTF51264HZ-1G9P1 Samsung M471B1G73QH0-YK0 12GB
1400, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
50% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 13.3
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 15.6
46% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 50%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P15SM-A Builds (Compare 11 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Notebook P15SM-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $329
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