Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 53.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics7.34% 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 Drive28% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 92% 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 X556UQK  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UQK
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 09:46
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 18%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i5-7200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
53.6% Above average
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 97.3
SC Mixed 94.3
76% 94.8 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 247
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 207
MC Float 247
MC Mixed 232
34% 229 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 1490) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
7.34% Terrible
Lighting 19.4
Reflection 26.7
Parallax 19.6
6% 21.9 fps
MRender 15.8
Gravity 17.3
Splatting 29.1
8% 20.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.34%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)
74GB free
Firmware: UE360000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
28% Poor
Read 441
Write 19.2
Mixed 18.4
33% 160 MB/s
4K Read 10.4
4K Write 8.47
4K Mixed 2.42
23% 7.09 MB/s
DQ Read 88.3
DQ Write 30.1
DQ Mixed 3.67
17% 40.7 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 28%
Great: 38%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$49
227GB free
Firmware: AX0R5J Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
27.4% Poor
Read 63.3
Write 32.1
Mixed 24.5
30% 40 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 0.57
4K Mixed 0.04
34% 0.36 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF 04CB 8GB
2133, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
66.8% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 20.9
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 21.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 69%
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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 1,820 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Asus X556UQK

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