Asus EP121

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 19.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Boot Drive33.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (63%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 years ago, 3 years ago.
SystemAsus EP121  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK EP121
Memory0.3 GB free of 2 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120807
Uptime475.4 Days
Run DateApr 22 '18 at 18:23
Run Duration76 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 63%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5 U 470
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.35 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
19.8% Very poor
Memory 27.6
1-Core 28
2-Core 43.3
21% 33 Pts
4-Core 67.9
8-Core 81.5
10% 74.7 Pts
64-Core 80
5% 80 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 19.8%
Great: 36%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier Pro SP310 mSATA 128GB-$129
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
33.7% Below average
Read 250
Write 135
Mixed 178
42% 188 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 23.4
4K Mixed 10.3
49% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 16.8
DQ Write 26.3
DQ Mixed 22.9
17% 22 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325S6BFR8C-H9 1x2GB
1 of 4 slots used
2GB SODIMM DDR3 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
10.5% Very poor
MC Read 3.8
MC Write 4
MC Mixed 3.6
11% 3.8 GB/s
SC Read 1.3
SC Write 1.9
SC Mixed 2.3
5% 1.83 GB/s
Latency 269
15% 269 ns
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.5%
Great: 28%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical EP121 Builds (Compare 11 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Asus EP121

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