Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 60.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics9.56% 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 Drive82.3% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
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
Memory7.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 11 '17 at 00:49
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
60.2% Good
1-Core 108
2-Core 190
72% 149 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 292
40% 291 Pts
64-Core 291
20% 291 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia 940MX
Asus(1043 1490) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.8813
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
9.56% Terrible
Lighting 41.5
Reflection 26.5
Parallax 33.4
10% 33.8 fps
MRender 12
Gravity 40.3
Splatting 20.3
8% 24.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.56%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA020 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 487
Write 483
Mixed 475
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 18.2
104% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.1
DQ Write 97.4
DQ Mixed 18.4
27% 47.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 96%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$40
804GB free
Firmware: AX0R5J Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 100
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.18
61% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6MFR8N-TF Samsung M471A5244CB0-CRC 12GB
2133, 2400 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
53.6% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 15.5
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 69%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X556UQK Builds (Compare 4,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UQK

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