Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
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 67.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics10.2% 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 Drive65.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 07 '18 at 08:52
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU1%
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 Server
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 (88th percentile)
67.3% Good
Memory 84.1
1-Core 109
2-Core 191
76% 128 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 295
40% 294 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia 940MX
Asus(1043 1490) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9101
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Lighting 13.6
Reflection 10.3
Parallax 10.4
11% 11.4 fps
MRender 5.43
Gravity 13.4
Splatting 8.78
4% 9.19 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8SBAT256G1002 256GB
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 484
Write 324
Mixed 382
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 3.75
88% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 27.5
DQ Write 91.7
DQ Mixed 3.49
19% 40.9 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 78%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$48
931GB free
Firmware: AX0R5J Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 101
Write 99
Mixed 97.5
75% 99 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.16
61% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF1G64HZ-2G3B1 Transcend TS1GSH64V4H 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
72.3% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 22
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 73.3
54% 73.3 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X556UQK Builds (Compare 1,600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X556UQK

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $28
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