Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 37.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.29% 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 Drive67% 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.
Very high background CPU (65%). 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.
Run History
SystemAsus X556UQK  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UQK
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160905
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 16:52
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 65%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing way below expectations (9th 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 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
37.9% Below average
SC Int 61.1
SC Float 69.2
SC Mixed 61.5
51% 63.9 Pts
QC Int 169
QC Float 168
QC Mixed 178
39% 171 Pts
MC Int 214
MC Float 239
MC Mixed 226
34% 226 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 1490) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
5.29% Terrible
Lighting 14.1
Reflection 24.5
Parallax 15.9
4% 18.2 fps
MRender 8.9
Gravity 10.7
Splatting 25.6
6% 15.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.29%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK512TBN 512GB
406GB free
Firmware: M0MA020 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
67% Good
Read 469
Write 467
Mixed 473
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 11.1
52% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 62.2
DQ Mixed 50.4
49% 79.2 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 67%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB0-CPB 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
26.4% Poor
MC Read 11.3
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 8.9
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 3.9
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 4.4
13% 4.5 GB/s
Latency 197
20% 197 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 40%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X556UQK Builds (Compare 1,045 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Asus X556UQK

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