Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 66.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.52% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive65.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190416
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateAug 21 '19 at 13:33
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 36%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
66.9% Good
Memory 91.5
1-Core 94.3
2-Core 170
73% 119 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 251
34% 249 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 67%
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
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
4.52% Terrible
Lighting 19.7
Reflection 26.2
Parallax 18.4
5% 21.4 fps
MRender 11.1
Gravity 16.6
Splatting 30.3
4% 19.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.52%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK512TBN 512GB
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 209 230 238 243 240 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 351
Write 234
Mixed 200
SusWrite 232
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 21
87% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 153
139% 211 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 99%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
1.5TB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 35 36 36 36 36 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
18.6% Very poor
Read 31.4
Write 29.2
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 35.7
40% 29.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
94% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB0-CPB 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
40.3% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.2
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.5
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 40%
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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 4,996 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Asus X556UQK

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