Asus Q550LF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 45.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics10.1% 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 Drive62.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
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.
Run History
SystemAsus Q550LF  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK Q550LF
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140507
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 07:16
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i7-4500U-$393
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
45.9% Average
SC Int 86.5
SC Float 86.5
SC Mixed 85.9
69% 86.3 Pts
QC Int 196
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 204
46% 204 Pts
MC Int 191
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 183
28% 191 Pts
Poor: 18%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 745M
Asus(1043 12DD) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9811
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
10.1% Very poor
Lighting 26.4
Reflection 21.2
Parallax 30.6
9% 26.1 fps
MRender 17.6
Gravity 33.4
Splatting 26.8
11% 25.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$96
268GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 474
Write 272
Mixed 193
69% 313 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 10.3
70% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 17
51% 113 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 100%
WD My Passport 0827 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 82
Write 71.9
Mixed 62.6
90% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.2
59% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BF160B.M16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
49.5% Average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 17.2
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 18.1
46% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 93
43% 93 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Q550LF Builds (Compare 435 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Asus Q550LF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $513
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