Asus Q550LF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation 22%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 38.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.78% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
CPU throttled at 99% 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
SystemAsus Q550LF  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK Q550LF
Memory1.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130902
Uptime10.6 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 13:13
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4500U-$393
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
38.6% Below average
SC Int 79
SC Float 79
SC Mixed 80
64% 79.3 Pts
QC Int 182
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 153
40% 176 Pts
MC Int 184
MC Float 197
MC Mixed 194
29% 192 Pts
Poor: 17%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Asus(1043 12DD) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
4.78% Terrible
Lighting 13
Reflection 20.4
Parallax 18.6
5% 17.3 fps
MRender 14.2
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 16.4
5% 12.4 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.78%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$49
847GB free
Firmware: AX0P2D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
49.4% Average
Read 85.6
Write 86.4
Mixed 87.9
65% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.2
64% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ASU16D3LS1KBG/4G 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
48.5% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 15
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 74
54% 74 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Q550LF Builds (Compare 337 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 24%

System: Asus Q550LF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $542
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