Asus K501UX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 43.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.31% 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 Drive77.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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.
Run History
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemAsus K501UX  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK K501UX
Memory7.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160120
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:39
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
43.3% Average
SC Int 69.1
SC Float 77.1
SC Mixed 89.3
63% 78.5 Pts
QC Int 198
QC Float 202
QC Mixed 176
44% 192 Pts
MC Int 199
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 189
30% 198 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 1D1D) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
6.31% Terrible
Lighting 17.5
Reflection 40.4
Parallax 16.5
5% 24.8 fps
MRender 13.6
Gravity 14.1
Splatting 25.5
7% 17.7 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.31%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron M600 SATA M.2 256GB
181GB free
Firmware: MA01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 495
Write 363
Mixed 389
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 28
111% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 28
DQ Write 63.1
DQ Mixed 58.8
41% 49.9 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6CFR6A-PB 1315 CT102464BF160B.M16 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
37.1% Below average
MC Read 12.8
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 11.7
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 11.5
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 95.3
42% 95.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 56%
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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 440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Asus K501UX - $799

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $799
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