Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.57% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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 X556UQK  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UQK
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190124
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateJul 04 '21 at 22:32
Run Duration198 Seconds
Run User BGD-User
Background CPU 12%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
50.7% Above average
Memory 66.8
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 140
58% 96.7 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 193
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 1490) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7325
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
1.57% Terrible
Lighting 3.2
Reflection 10.7
Parallax 7
3% 6.97 fps
MRender 2
Gravity 0.2
Splatting 0.1
0% 0.77 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 1.57%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 120GB-$35
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0831C0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 356
Write 221
Mixed 27.6
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 1
36% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 61.7
DQ Write 72.9
DQ Mixed 21.9
29% 52.2 MB/s
Poor: 39% Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF1G64HZ-2G3B1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
23.8% Poor
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 7.9
MC Mixed 6.5
23% 8.1 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 5.6
SC Mixed 5.2
17% 5.93 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 23.8%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X556UQK Builds (Compare 2,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X556UQK

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29
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