Asus X556UQ

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 54.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.77% 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 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (36%). 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.
Run History
SystemAsus X556UQ  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UQ
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190416
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateNov 21 '19 at 01:06
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 36%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-6200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Memory 83
1-Core 65.8
2-Core 109
55% 86 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 147
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 172
11% 172 Pts
Poor: 17%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 10CE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
5.77% Terrible
Lighting 6.07
Reflection 10.1
Parallax 5.59
5% 7.25 fps
MRender 7.43
Gravity 5.4
Splatting 12.7
7% 8.49 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.77%
Great: 5%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 82 74 77 67 69 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 101
Write 91
Mixed 31
SusWrite 75.8
54% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Micron 8ATF51264HZ-2G3B1 Samsung M471A5143EB0-CPB 8GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
54.1% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 18
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 16.1
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 74%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X556UQ Builds (Compare 367 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X556UQ

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