Asus K501UX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 40.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.73% 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.
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 (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 96% 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 K501UX  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK K501UX
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151020
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:55
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 53%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-6500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
40.8% Average
SC Int 49
SC Float 58.7
SC Mixed 65.9
46% 57.9 Pts
QC Int 159
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 195
41% 182 Pts
MC Int 211
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 216
32% 215 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 1D1D) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
7.73% Terrible
Lighting 20.5
Reflection 40.6
Parallax 19.2
6% 26.8 fps
MRender 17.7
Gravity 17.7
Splatting 31.2
9% 22.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.73%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS128G39MNC-2300A 128GB
89GB free
Firmware: 20200L00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 77%
Hitachi HTS541010A7E630 1TB
675GB free
Firmware: SE0OA4A0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 93.8
Write 97.7
Mixed 93.2
72% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.15
57% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 55%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8KTF51264HDZ-1G9E1 Samsung M471B5173EB0-YK0 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
53.7% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.3
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 17.4
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 95.6
42% 95.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 53.7%
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 K501UX Builds (Compare 382 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

System: Asus K501UX - $799

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $799
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