Asus X456UQ

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 48.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.6% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 95% 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.
SystemAsus X456UQ  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X456UQ
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160215
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 14:23
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 11%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i5-6200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
48.8% Average
SC Int 82.1
SC Float 85.8
SC Mixed 83.8
67% 83.9 Pts
QC Int 210
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 227
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 210
MC Float 236
MC Mixed 229
34% 225 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 11B0) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
7.6% Terrible
Lighting 19.5
Reflection 26.3
Parallax 19.3
6% 21.7 fps
MRender 18.3
Gravity 16.9
Splatting 30.9
9% 22 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.6%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
641GB free
Firmware: 2BA30001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 78.3
Write 83.9
Mixed 77.1
60% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.21
63% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF51264AZ-2G1A2 Kingston 9905633-019.A00G 8GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
70.4% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.4
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 18.9
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 70%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X456UQ Builds (Compare 53 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Asus X456UQ

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $58
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