ASUS VivoBook X556UQ-NB71

ASUS VivoBook X556UQ-NB71

Description

Intel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz, 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce 940MX, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 5 hours battery life, 5.07 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1399.48 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:75
GPU Benchmark:69
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Poor value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:62/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
ASUS VivoBook X556UQ-NB71
Faster CPU
Lenovo Y50 (59442856)
Faster GPU
Acer Predator 15 G9-593-72VT NH.Q1CAA.001
Lighter
Better Value
ASUS K Series K556 9SIAA0S59A9528
Product nameASUS VivoBook X556UQ-NB71Lenovo Y50 (59442856)Acer Predator 15 G9-593-72VTHP Spectre x360 - 15t TouchASUS K Series K556
CPU Benchmark75better89better8975better80
GPU Benchmark69better80better90worseworse59
Value for Money38better60better52
Popularity808080better8980
Rating
Shopineer score62better75better85better82better69
Price$1399.48worse$1399.95worse$1399.98worse$1399.99better$1399.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1033.00$1406.00$1290.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 8.1Windows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10Windows 10 Professional 64Bit
BrandASUSLenovoAcerHPASUS
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIPSLED backlight
TouchscreenNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzNewest 6th Gen. Intel Core i7-6500UbetterIntel Core i7-7500U
Cores2better4better422
Base Frequency2.5 GHzbetter2.6 GHzbetter2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHzbetter3.5 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB16 GB16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133worseDDR3L 1600DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPM
SSD512 GBworse8 GBworse256 GBworse256 GBbetter1 TB
Optical DriveDL DVD+-RW/CD-RWExternal DVD+/-RWDVD Super MultiDVD-RW
WebcamVGA Web CameraYesYesYes
Battery2 Cells 38 Whrs Polymer Battery4-cell, 54Wh8-cell lithium ion38WHrs, 2S1P, 2-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
Battery Life5 hours4 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 940MXbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960MbetterGeForce GTX 1060worseworseHD Graphics 620
Video Memory2 GB2 GBbetter6 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorDark BlueBlackBlackDark Brown
Weight5.07 lbs.worse5.89 lbs.better4.1 lbs.worse5.1 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake482714
Anno 140424771
Anno 2070160754724
Anno 22055328136
ArmA 219
Ashes of the Singularity191412
Assassin's Creed Syndicate2420136
Assassin's Creed Unity2918128
AssassinĀ“s Creed III465213
Battlefield 149301513
Battlefield 362453513
Battlefield 467443112
Battlefield Hardline65571811
BioShock Infinite92544415
Borderlands 2127824529
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare21643148
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare40372016
Civilization 57121
Civilization VI55271410
Company of Heroes 23629168
Crysis - CPU Benchmark149863914
Crysis - GPU Benchmark152784217
Crysis 267574520
Crysis 34426207
Crysis Warhead28
Darksiders II6539
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising19212510157
Dead Space 3156796240
Deus Ex Human Revolution1766534
Deus Ex Mankind Divided241795
Diablo III1261038351
Dirt 364524123
Dirt Rally126523014
Dirt Showdown96847321
Dishonored 221201411
Dishonored84696442
Doom 3455
Doom40311512
Dota 2 Reborn101954845
Dota 2965634
Evolve36261412
F.E.A.R. 275127691
F1 20113472889531
F1 2012168877733
F1 2013120814131
F1 201499854829
FIFA 161236945
FIFA 17113854442
Fallout 436231210
Far Cry 2997685
Far Cry 35847278
Far Cry 444311413
Far Cry Primal32141310
Farming Simulator 17138903825
Fifa 111282151
Fifa 12349207167116
Fifa 13380222199140
Fifa 14258189162117
Fifa 15967348
For Honor44141411
GRID 2123855820
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto3064
GTA V7769188
Ghost Recon Wildlands291186
Guild Wars 2723214
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark233
Hitman 20162824107
Just Cause 237
Just Cause 341331613
Left 4 Dead37118
Mad Max412017
Mafia 295644832
Mafia 3211010
Mass Effect 3535037
Mass Effect Andromeda30164
Max Payne 345412517
Metal Gear Solid V60521913
Metro 2033118653815
Mirror's Edge Catalyst47261210
Need for Speed 201634301918
Need for Speed Shift1288756
No Man's Sky2824146
Overwatch76542421
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege81522522
Resident Evil 51057153
Resident Evil 76228153
Rise of the Tomb Raider35211310
Risen159665034
Saints Row IV60492216
SimCity69292515
Sims 3396200145
Sims 4159693830
Sleeping Dogs108824010
Star Wars Battlefront54321613
StarCraft 2252865933
Supreme Commander - FA Bench189579624
The Crew43371710
The Division40241110
The Elder Scrolls Online80775831
The Evil Within392817
The Secret World799873
The Witcher 33119106
Thief4127209
Titanfall 263441815
Titanfall60494024
Tomb Raider161815226
Torchlight 213010192
Trackmania Nations Forever1536550
Watch Dogs 23327129
Watch Dogs49301210
World in Conflict - Benchmark117584826
World of Tanks v8100564925
World of Warcraft2571586831
World of Warships115783424
X-Plane 10.2581422211
XCOM 2311174