Asus X556UB

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
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.
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 (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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 X556UB  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UB
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 05:44
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU 46%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
49.1% Average
Memory 78.3
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 87.2
49% 73.2 Pts
4-Core 115
8-Core 137
17% 126 Pts
64-Core 134
9% 134 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
648GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BA30001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 75 66 72 79 71 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
45.6% Average
Read 87
Write 51.5
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 72
48% 64.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6CFR6A-PB Samsung M471B5173EB0-YK0 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
38.9% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 13.5
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 11.8
32% 11 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
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System: Asus X556UB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $26
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