Asus X556UAK

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics7.8% 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 Drive80.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 92% 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 X556UAK  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UAK
Memory3.2 GB free of 6 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime1 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 17:52
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 12%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-7200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
55.8% Above average
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 98.5
SC Mixed 95.4
76% 95.6 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 260
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 240
MC Float 273
MC Mixed 262
39% 258 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 12FE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
7.8% Terrible
Lighting 20.8
Reflection 27
Parallax 20.5
6% 22.8 fps
MRender 16
Gravity 17.9
Splatting 32.8
9% 22.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.8%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB
190GB free
Firmware: M0MA020 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 487
Write 467
Mixed 474
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 18
103% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 25.6
DQ Write 89.3
DQ Mixed 18.1
25% 44.3 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 99%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$9
1GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
28.4% Poor
Read 103
Write 41.2
Mixed 42.8
68% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.33
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.77
80% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF HMA425S6AFR6N-TF 6GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 2048 MB
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
56.7% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.3
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 18.4
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X556UAK Builds (Compare 121 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Asus X556UAK

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