Samsung 740U5L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics9.73% 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 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.
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.
CPU throttled at 96% 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.
Run History
SystemSamsung 740U5L  (all builds)
MotherboardSAMSUNG NP740U5L-Y02US
Memory6.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170821
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 19 '19 at 08:23
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
40.2% Average
1-Core 75.5
2-Core 138
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 247
28% 212 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia 940MX
Sanyo(144D C142) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3063
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
9.73% Terrible
Lighting 23.4
Reflection 26.2
Parallax 33.4
6% 27.7 fps
MRender 12
Gravity 40.5
Splatting 20.4
10% 24.3 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.73%
Great: 11%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$40
630GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX1R4F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 32 81 88 88 88 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
21.2% Poor
Read 5.5
Write 54.5
Mixed 5
SusWrite 68.4
24% 33.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
67% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 21.2%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB0-CPB M471A5143EB0-CPB 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
41.1% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 12.9
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 10.6
SC Mixed 14.3
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 740U5L Builds (Compare 135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

System: Samsung 740U5L

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