Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 40.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.69% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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.
Run History
SystemAsus X556UQK  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UQK
Memory6.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 03 '19 at 13:52
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 50%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
40.5% Average
1-Core 92
2-Core 173
63% 133 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 244
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 1490) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Relative performance (0th percentile)
1.69% Terrible
Lighting 5.7
Reflection 26.5
Parallax 6
2% 12.7 fps
MRender 5.9
Gravity 5.1
Splatting 9.4
2% 6.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 1.69%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK512TBN 512GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 248 241 242 233 227 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 319
Write 321
Mixed 202
SusWrite 237
61% 270 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 15
74% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 156
136% 199 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6MFR8N-TF Samsung M471A5244CB0-CRC 12GB
2133, 2400 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
44.2% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 12.8
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 14.6
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 68%
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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 3,767 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UQK

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