Asus X556UB

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.38% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 96% 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 X556UB  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UB
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160309
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 22:38
Run Duration100 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%
CPU Throttled 96%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
45.3% Average
SC Int 62
SC Float 70.1
SC Mixed 68.4
53% 66.8 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 236
QC Mixed 226
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 206
MC Float 235
MC Mixed 222
33% 221 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 246A) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
7.38% Terrible
Lighting 18.5
Reflection 26.1
Parallax 19.4
6% 21.3 fps
MRender 17.8
Gravity 16.7
Splatting 29.6
8% 21.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.38%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BA30001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 81.1
Write 81.1
Mixed 83.6
62% 82 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.31
78% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6CFR6A-PB Samsung M471B5173EB0-YK0 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
54.7% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 17.9
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 16.7
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X556UB Builds (Compare 292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UB

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