Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 51.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics10.2% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 92% 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
Memory7.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '19 at 15:46
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-7200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
51.4% Above average
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 96.9
SC Mixed 94.3
65% 93.9 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 244
43% 241 Pts
MC Int 228
MC Float 248
MC Mixed 238
16% 238 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia 940MX
Asus(1043 1490) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9135
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Lighting 33.3
Reflection 24.3
Parallax 26.4
10% 28 fps
MRender 11.6
Gravity 40.1
Splatting 20.1
11% 23.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$38
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0R5J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 61 76 80 54 47 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
24.5% Poor
Read 23.7
Write 68.5
Mixed 26
SusWrite 61.7
33% 45 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
44% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF 04CD F4-2133C15-8GRS 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.9% Average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 15.1
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 12.4
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 119
34% 119 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 66%
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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 X556UQK Builds (Compare 3,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UQK

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