Asus X556UQK

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.8% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemAsus X556UQK  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UQK
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 04:39
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i7-7500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
63.1% Good
SC Int 104
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 295
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 310
MC Mixed 299
44% 294 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 1490) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
7.8% Terrible
Lighting 21.2
Reflection 26.3
Parallax 21.4
7% 23 fps
MRender 13.5
Gravity 18.3
Splatting 34
9% 21.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.8%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
644GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 77 105 111 110 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 75.2
Write 55.4
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 87.8
52% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
152% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 46.9%
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 (99th percentile)
40.9% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 10.9
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 12.8
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 40%
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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 2,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Asus X556UQK

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