Asus K56CM

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 36.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.89% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% 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 K56CM  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK K56CM
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121119
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:32
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 16%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-3317U-$225
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
36.9% Below average
SC Int 66.3
SC Float 67.7
SC Mixed 68.1
54% 67.4 Pts
QC Int 164
QC Float 163
QC Mixed 164
37% 164 Pts
MC Int 161
MC Float 162
MC Mixed 165
24% 163 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 38%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Asus(1043 1587) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
3.89% Terrible
Lighting 11.7
Reflection 15.5
Parallax 8.5
3% 11.9 fps
MRender 10.4
Gravity 6.4
Splatting 16.9
4% 11.2 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.89%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST750LM022 HN-M750MBB 750GB
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2AR10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
37.8% Below average
Read 67
Write 64.8
Mixed 62.1
49% 64.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.22
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.22
51% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida EBJ41UF8BDU5-GN-F 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
53.9% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 17.6
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 15.1
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 75.6
53% 75.6 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 53.9%
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 470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: Asus K56CM

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $225
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