Asus Q524UQ

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.61% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (77%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 96% 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.
Run History
SystemAsus Q524UQ  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK Q524UQ
Memory5.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 20 '19 at 06:15
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 77%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
37.7% Below average
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 120
48% 97.4 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 176
23% 169 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 1220) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
4.61% Terrible
Lighting 19.2
Reflection 27
Parallax 18.3
5% 21.5 fps
MRender 14.3
Gravity 16.1
Splatting 24.8
5% 18.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.61%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 40 54 74 94 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
27% Poor
Read 25.2
Write 56.3
Mixed 34
SusWrite 69
34% 46.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
44% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 27%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB0-CPB Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
50% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 14.4
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 15.5
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 77.1
52% 77.1 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 50%
Great: 69%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Q524UQ Builds (Compare 175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Asus Q524UQ

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 23% - Poor Total price: $107
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