Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
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 55.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics9.54% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive42.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
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.
SystemAsus X556UQK  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UQK
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190124
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 13 '19 at 18:26
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 93%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-7500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
55.8% Above average
1-Core 102
2-Core 178
67% 140 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 225
34% 246 Pts
64-Core 21.4
1% 21.4 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia 940MX
Asus(1043 1490) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.4120
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
9.54% Terrible
Lighting 39.5
Reflection 25.9
Parallax 32.7
10% 32.7 fps
MRender 11.7
Gravity 38.8
Splatting 19.8
10% 23.4 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9.54%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$36
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 122 111 128 142 112 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 413
Write 96.2
Mixed 257
SusWrite 128
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 5.8
50% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 76.7
DQ Mixed 13.2
32% 68 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 55%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
927GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 127 126 126 135 135 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 121
Write 124
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 129
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
178% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6MFR8N-TF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
16.8% Very poor
MC Read 4.5
MC Write 7.9
MC Mixed 7.4
19% 6.6 GB/s
SC Read 2
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 2.1
9% 3.03 GB/s
Latency 559
7% 559 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 16.8%
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 4,104 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UQK

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