Asus X556UAK

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 45.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.73% 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.
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 92% 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 X556UAK  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UAK
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190124
Uptime18.2 Days
Run DateDec 09 '19 at 23:27
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
45.8% Average
1-Core 85
2-Core 158
58% 122 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 227
29% 218 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 12FE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
4.73% Terrible
Lighting 20.3
Reflection 24.1
Parallax 19.3
5% 21.2 fps
MRender 11.7
Gravity 17.4
Splatting 0.2
5% 9.77 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.73%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$39
605GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0R5J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 7 57 62 65 30 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
21.9% Poor
Read 36.2
Write 48.5
Mixed 14
SusWrite 40.2
25% 34.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
44% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43BB0-CPB 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
34.8% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 10.1
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 11.2
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 34.8%
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 X556UAK Builds (Compare 397 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UAK

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