Asus X556UA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 47.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.49% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). 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
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemAsus X556UA  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UA
Memory7.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190419
Uptime14.2 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 22:20
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 14%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
47.3% Average
1-Core 86.5
2-Core 152
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 233
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 1C7D) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
1.49% Terrible
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 7.6
Parallax 5.9
0% 4.53 fps
MRender 6.4
Gravity 5
Splatting 0.3
2% 3.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 1.49%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.9 5.6 7 5.1 7.7 3.5 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
2.69% Terrible
Read 3.7
Write 5
Mixed 3.7
SusWrite 5.6
3% 4.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
19% 0.13 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 2.69%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6CFR6A-PB 1315 CT102464BF160B.M16 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 13.8
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 15.4
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 80.3
50% 80.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X556UA Builds (Compare 357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UA

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