Asus X550VB

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 26.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.38% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 46% 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
3 years ago, 3 years ago.
SystemAsus X550VB  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X550VB
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140122
Uptime7.5 Days
Run DateApr 23 '17 at 21:09
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%
CPU Throttled 46%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-3230M-$100
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
26.7% Poor
Memory 42.8
1-Core 24.2
2-Core 44
25% 37 Pts
4-Core 62.7
8-Core 63.1
9% 62.9 Pts
64-Core 77.7
5% 77.7 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Asus(1043 124D) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.3308
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
1.38% Terrible
Lighting 7.3
Reflection 8.3
Parallax 5.2
2% 6.93 fps
MRender 6.6
Gravity 4
Splatting 10.5
1% 7.03 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.38%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA560 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 73.5
Write 56.5
Mixed 51.2
45% 60.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.07
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.14
40% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron MT8KTF51264HZ-1G6 Hynix HMT451S6AFR8A-PB 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
31.4% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 12.7
34% 11.8 GB/s
SC Read 6.5
SC Write 5.8
SC Mixed 7.7
19% 6.67 GB/s
Latency 190
21% 190 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X550VB Builds (Compare 337 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Asus X550VB

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