Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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.
Graphics10.1% 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 Drive80.3% 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.
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 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 27 '18 at 15:43
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU8%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 109
2-Core 171
68% 140 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 295
40% 295 Pts
64-Core 299
20% 299 Pts
Poor: 30%
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. 23.21.13.9065
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
10.1% Very poor
Lighting 42.2
Reflection 26.6
Parallax 34.1
11% 34.3 fps
MRender 11.4
Gravity 41.4
Splatting 20.2
10% 24.3 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$34
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0518BS Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Read 514
Write 330
Mixed 354
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 16.1
107% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 16.3
61% 135 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 122%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
824GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 110
Write 113
Mixed 71.4
73% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.51
128% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A5143EB0-CPB 029E CMSO4GX4M1A2133C15 8GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 22.5
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.5
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 74%
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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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Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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System: Asus X556UQK

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