Asus X542UN

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 58.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics12.1% 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 Drive77.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
CPU throttled at 90% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemAsus X542UN  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X542UN
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 23 '19 at 11:18
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8550U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
58.7% Above average
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 117
48% 97.6 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 477
56% 424 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia MX150-0
Asus(1043 1B10) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.8857
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
12.1% Very poor
Lighting 48.3
Reflection 29.7
Parallax 48.5
13% 42.2 fps
MRender 28
Gravity 45.1
Splatting 43.2
12% 38.8 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.1%
Great: 16%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAV256TBN 256GB
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 303 291 193 154 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 394
Write 365
Mixed 318
SusWrite 233
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 24
118% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 294
214% 277 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
41.9% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 11.5
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13.3
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 83.5
48% 83.5 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X542UN Builds (Compare 859 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

System: Asus X542UN

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