Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics9.94% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive84.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 93% 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
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:16
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
61.5% Good
1-Core 109
2-Core 217
77% 163 Pts
4-Core 293
8-Core 293
40% 293 Pts
64-Core 281
19% 281 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia 940MX
Asus(1043 1490) 2GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.8843
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
9.94% Terrible
Lighting 42.4
Reflection 26.6
Parallax 33.4
11% 34.1 fps
MRender 11.7
Gravity 40.5
Splatting 20.2
10% 24.1 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.94%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA020 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 482
Write 475
Mixed 481
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 18.8
115% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 18.5
28% 51.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 96%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 124
Write 120
Mixed 92.4
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.41
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.21
93% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6MFR8N-TF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
40.4% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.2
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 12.1
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 40%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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System: Asus X556UQK

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