Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 60.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.63% 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 Drive86.7% 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.
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 93% 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
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:12
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i7-7500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
60.6% Good
SC Int 106
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 282
64% 285 Pts
MC Int 219
MC Float 254
MC Mixed 236
35% 237 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 1490) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
7.63% Terrible
Lighting 21.1
Reflection 26.6
Parallax 18.7
6% 22.1 fps
MRender 14.3
Gravity 18.2
Splatting 32.7
9% 21.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.63%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB
204GB free
Firmware: M0MA020 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 480
Write 472
Mixed 478
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 18.8
111% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 19.1
50% 98.2 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 99%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 125
Write 120
Mixed 92.6
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 0.55
4K Mixed 0.2
87% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6MFR8N-TF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
40.4% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 11.2
38% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 12.6
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 41%
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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 1,170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
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Workstation
Workstation 27%
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System: Asus X556UQK

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