Asus X556UR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 46.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.63% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive34% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). 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 X556UR  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UR
Memory8.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190416
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '19 at 13:05
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 13%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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 (92nd percentile)
46.4% Average
1-Core 85.1
2-Core 142
55% 114 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 218
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia 930MX
Asus(1043 10DE) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.3064
Relative performance (0th percentile)
1.63% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 22.9
Parallax 6
2% 11.6 fps
MRender 6.8
Gravity 5.2
Splatting 8.7
2% 6.9 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 1.63%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$38
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 3 34 58 2.4 112 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
34% Below average
Read 372
Write 256
Mixed 261
SusWrite 64.4
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 22.1
4K Mixed 7.1
38% 13.5 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 75.3
DQ Mixed 40.8
44% 74.6 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 34%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF51264HZ-2G3B1 Kingston 9905624-008.A00G 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
50.3% Above average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 14.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X556UR Builds (Compare 633 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UR

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