Asus X556UQ

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 42.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.68% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 96% 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 X556UQ  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UQ
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores, 1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161219
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 02:02
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 40%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 i7-6500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
42.9% Average
SC Int 76.7
SC Float 82.3
SC Mixed 77.3
63% 78.8 Pts
QC Int 184
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 193
44% 194 Pts
MC Int 186
MC Float 204
MC Mixed 203
30% 198 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 10CE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
3.68% Terrible
Lighting 9.2
Reflection 25
Parallax 9.2
3% 14.5 fps
MRender 9.7
Gravity 8
Splatting 14.6
4% 10.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.68%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
441GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 63 64 56 63 55 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 88.8
Write 79
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 60.4
48% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 15% Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF51264HZ-2G1A1 Samsung M471A5143EB0-CPB 8GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
63.3% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 20.6
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 20.6
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
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Workstation
Workstation 18%
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System: Asus X556UQ

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