Asus X556UF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 36.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.67% 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 Drive31.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 95% 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemAsus X556UF  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UF
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190124
Uptime4 Days
Run DateMay 20 '19 at 19:20
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 42%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
36.3% Below average
1-Core 73.6
2-Core 150
52% 112 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 219
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
Poor: 21%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 37%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 246A) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4771
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
5.67% Terrible
Lighting 19.2
Reflection 12.8
Parallax 19.3
5% 17.1 fps
MRender 19
Gravity 18.2
Splatting 30.7
7% 22.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.67%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$39
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 2.3 2 100 128 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 375
Write 302
Mixed 236
SusWrite 82.6
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 14
4K Mixed 8.9
31% 10.2 MB/s
DQ Read 27.5
DQ Write 78.2
DQ Mixed 33
31% 46.2 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6CFR6A-PB HMT451S6BFR8A-PB 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
56.6% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 17.3
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 90
44% 90 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 56.6%
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 X556UF Builds (Compare 572 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $32
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