Apple MacBook8,1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 10%
Tree trunk
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 7.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics1.53% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive28.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 63% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemApple MacBook8,1  (all builds)
MotherboardApple Mac-BE0E8AC46FE800CC
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2304 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 19 '21 at 12:34
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 100%
CPU Throttled 63%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core M-5Y31
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.1 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
7.1% Terrible
Memory 9.87
1-Core 5.8
2-Core 13.3
6% 9.66 Pts
4-Core 23.7
8-Core 34.9
4% 29.3 Pts
64-Core 38.5
3% 38.5 Pts
Poor: 15%
This bench: 7.1%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Core M HD 5300
Apple(106B 013E) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4416
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
1.53% Terrible
Lighting 2
Reflection 1.4
Parallax 2
2% 1.8 fps
MRender 2.7
Gravity 1.6
Splatting 2.4
1% 2.23 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.53%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apple APPLE SSD AP0256 251GB
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 240 196 259 230 247 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
28.7% Poor
Read 193
Write 316
Mixed 190
SusWrite 238
53% 234 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 7.9
4K Mixed 5.6
21% 6.67 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 0x4544464231363441314D412D47442D462020 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
19.6% Very poor
MC Read 7.5
MC Write 7.9
MC Mixed 9
23% 8.13 GB/s
SC Read 1
SC Write 1.7
SC Mixed 0.9
4% 1.2 GB/s
Latency 405
10% 405 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 19.6%
Great: 49%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MacBook8,1 Builds (Compare 44 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Apple MacBook8,1

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