Asus X556UR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 34.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics6.61% 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 Drive57.5% 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.
CPU throttled at 95% 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 X556UR  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UR
Memory6.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateJun 11 '19 at 06:14
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
34.6% Below average
1-Core 77.1
2-Core 143
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 212
28% 209 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
Poor: 22%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 37%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 10DE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
6.61% Terrible
Lighting 14.8
Reflection 22.9
Parallax 17.8
5% 18.5 fps
MRender 15.1
Gravity 15.7
Splatting 28.5
8% 19.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.61%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 256GB-$86
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0724D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 170 138 119 125 122 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 365
Write 362
Mixed 84
SusWrite 155
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 17.8
75% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 84.3
106% 189 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 111%
Storejet Transcend 1TB
493GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 41 41 41 41 40 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
22.8% Poor
Read 38.7
Write 38.4
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 40.2
28% 38 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A5143EB0-CPB 1315 CT8G4SFS824A.M8FB 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
53.9% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 15.9
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.8
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 95.9
42% 95.9 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X556UR Builds (Compare 546 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UR

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