Asus X556UQ

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.79% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
11 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemAsus X556UQ  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UQ
Memory2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 20:39
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 53%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Memory 86.5
1-Core 44.4
2-Core 96.5
51% 75.8 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 174
24% 173 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 10CE) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4860
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
2.79% Terrible
Lighting 3.1
Reflection 7.46
Parallax 2.78
3% 4.45 fps
MRender 4.81
Gravity 2.7
Splatting 6.35
3% 4.62 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.79%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BA3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 39 35 53 66 63 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
31.1% Below average
Read 58.5
Write 48.7
Mixed 32.3
SusWrite 49.4
35% 47.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 1 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 59%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
246GB free, PID a100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 85 93 92 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
38.2% Below average
Read 87.5
Write 88.5
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 91.1
98% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
83% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF51264HZ-2G1A1 Hynix HMA451S6AFR8N-TF 8GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
65.3% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 21.5
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 73%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X556UQ Builds (Compare 380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X556UQ

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