Asus K501UX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.35% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 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.
SystemAsus K501UX  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK K501UX
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160120
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 13:43
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
58.4% Above average
Memory 81.3
1-Core 50
2-Core 104
51% 78.6 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 205
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 1D1D) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
4.35% Terrible
Lighting 5.4
Reflection 16.4
Parallax 5.4
4% 9.07 fps
MRender 6
Gravity 5.2
Splatting 9
4% 6.73 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.35%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 139 131 128 125 121 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 416
Write 147
Mixed 184
SusWrite 134
48% 220 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 29.4
126% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 181
157% 237 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 124%
Hitachi HTS541010A7E630 1TB
494GB free
Firmware: SE0OA4A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 69 70 69 69 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
38.3% Below average
Read 64.1
Write 68.4
Mixed 15.3
SusWrite 69.1
39% 54.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6CFR6A-PB Samsung M471B5173EB0-YK0 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
52.9% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 16.4
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 78.1
51% 78.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical K501UX Builds (Compare 692 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Asus K501UX - $999

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $999
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