Asus K56CM

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 42.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.22% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 79% 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 K56CM  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK K56CM
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121119
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 07:33
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 79%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i7-3517U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
42.8% Average
SC Int 78.9
SC Float 81.2
SC Mixed 78.4
64% 79.5 Pts
QC Int 190
QC Float 187
QC Mixed 191
43% 190 Pts
MC Int 192
MC Float 188
MC Mixed 195
29% 191 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 635M
Asus(1043 1587) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 22.21.13.8541
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
3.22% Terrible
Lighting 12.6
Reflection 13.4
Parallax 10.9
4% 12.3 fps
MRender 9.1
Gravity 5.1
Splatting 6.7
3% 6.97 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.22%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
681GB free
Firmware: 2AR10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
41.1% Average
Read 77.7
Write 65.6
Mixed 78.9
56% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.27
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.2
60% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 59%
Kingston SMSM150S324G 24GB
22GB free
Firmware: S8FM03.4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273CH0-CK0 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
30.9% Below average
MC Read 10
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 11.5
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 6.9
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 112
36% 112 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical K56CM Builds (Compare 260 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: Asus K56CM

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $225
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