Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 59.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics9.55% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive81.2% 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.
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.
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.
SystemAsus X556UQK  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UQK
Memory8.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161024
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '18 at 02:15
Run Duration257 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
59.4% Above average
1-Core 108
2-Core 171
68% 140 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 293
40% 292 Pts
64-Core 248
17% 248 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia 940MX
Asus(1043 1490) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9836
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
9.55% Terrible
Lighting 41.4
Reflection 26.8
Parallax 33.5
10% 33.9 fps
MRender 11.8
Gravity 40.3
Splatting 20.6
8% 24.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.55%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk Ultra II 500GB
228GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 301 301 299 269 191 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 435
Write 405
Mixed 290
SusWrite 282
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 33.6
99% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 248
210% 309 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 109%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
169GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 131 127 129 132 133 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 54.8
Write 106
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 130
65% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.7
178% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF1G64HZ-2G3B1 Samsung M471A5244CB0-CRC 12GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.9% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 13.6
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 67%
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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 3,995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UQK

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