Samsung 940X5M

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 51.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics12.4% 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 Drive73.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 93% 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.
SystemSamsung 940X5M  (all builds)
MotherboardSAMSUNG NP940X5M-X01US
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display640 x 480 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170619
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateSep 25 '17 at 16:42
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
51.2% Above average
1-Core 108
2-Core 157
66% 133 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 209
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon 540
Sanyo(144D C157) 2GB
CLim: 1124 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
12.4% Very poor
Lighting 46.7
Reflection 69
Parallax 59.8
13% 58.5 fps
MRender 30.6
Gravity 41.6
Splatting 45.9
12% 39.4 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 12.4%
Great: 12%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTE128HMGR-000 256GB
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T882004 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 508
Write 455
Mixed 332
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 8.08
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 17.1
66% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 10.9
42% 86.6 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB0-CPB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
70.3% Very good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.9
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 19.9
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.3%
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 940X5M Builds (Compare 70 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Samsung 940X5M

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