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 $759.00 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:76
GPU Benchmark:70
User ratings:85
Popularity score:99

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:91/ 100

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current
ASUS VivoBook X556UQ-NB71
Faster CPU
ASUS X556UQ-NH71 90NB0BH2-M08260
Faster GPU
MSI GP Series GP62 Leopard Pro-042 9S7-16J312-042 N82E16834152949
Lighter
ASUS K501UX-NS51
Better Value
Lenovo IdeaPad 510 (80SV0058US)
Product nameASUS VivoBook X556UQ-NB71ASUS X556UQ-NH71MSI GP Series GP62 Leopard Pro-042ASUS K501UX-NS51Lenovo IdeaPad 510 (80SV0058US)
CPU Benchmark76better81better77worse73better81
GPU Benchmark7070better79better7970
Value for Money98better100worse56worse50better100
Popularity99better10099worse98better100
Rating85worse79worse61worseworse78
Shopineer score91better92worse70worse72better92
Price$759.00better$729.99worse$799.00better$749.00better$729.99
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1411.00$1585.00$764.00$675.00$1499.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home
BrandASUSASUSMSIASUSLenovo
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesLED backlight, Ultra Slim 200 nits, Anti-Glare, 45% NTSCNon ReflectionLED backlight, Anti-glare, IPS
TouchscreenNoNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7500U 2.7 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-4210H 2.9 GHzworseIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7500U 2.7 GHz
Cores22222
Base Frequency2.5 GHzbetter2.7 GHzbetter2.9 GHzworse2.3 GHzbetter2.7 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHzbetter3.5 GHzbetter3.5 GHzbetter3.5 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GBbetter12 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB16 GB16 GBworse12 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133worseDDR3L 1600DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM
SSD512 GB512 GBworse128 GBworse256 GB
Optical DriveDL DVD+-RW/CD-RW8X Super Multi with Double LayerDVD Super MultiDVDRW
WebcamVGA Web CameraVGA web camera (Fixed type)720p HD WebcamVGA Camera720p Webcam
Battery2 Cells 38 Whrs Polymer Battery38 WHrs, 2S1P, 2-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack6-cell lithium ion3 Cell, Lithium Polymer, 39 Wh
Battery Life5 hours5 hours5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 940MXNVIDIA GeForce 940MXbetterNVIDIA Geforce GTX 950MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 950MNVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Video Memory2 GB2 GB2 GB2 GBbetter4 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANKiller Gaming NetworkGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LANIntel 1x1 Wireless-AC 3160 a/c802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorDark BlueDark BlueBlackDark GraySilver
Weight5.07 lbs.5.07 lbs.worse5.29 lbs.better4.4 lbs.better4.84 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 140424768
Anno 2070159694322
Anno 22055328136
ArmA 222
Ashes of the Singularity131012
Assassin's Creed Syndicate2420136
Assassin's Creed Unity2918128
AssassinĀ“s Creed III454113
Battlefield 149301513
Battlefield 380463513
Battlefield 467443112
Battlefield Hardline65571812
BioShock Infinite92544415
Borderlands 2127644529
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare306205148
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare40372016
Call of Juarez Benchmark88
Civilization 57121
Civilization VI55271410
CoD Modern Warfare 22151119361
Company of Heroes 23729167
Counter-Strike Source124
Crysis - CPU Benchmark145883921
Crysis - GPU Benchmark123934221
Crysis 2103977626
Crysis 34426207
Crysis Warhead28
Darksiders II6939
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising96635337
Dead Space 3163856639
Deus Ex Human Revolution1766533
Deus Ex Mankind Divided241795
Diablo III1261038351
Dirt 360564116
Dirt Rally126523014
Dirt Showdown98755221
Dishonored 221201411
Dishonored89797345
Doom 3211
Doom40311512
Dota 2 Reborn101954845
Dota 2965634
Evolve36261412
F.E.A.R. 275127611867
F1 2011138998540
F1 2012123877733
F1 201399787039
F1 201499854829
FIFA 161236945
FIFA 17113854442
Fallout 436231210
Far Cry 214511351
Far Cry 35948278
Far Cry 444311413
Far Cry Primal32141310
Farming Simulator 17138863524
Fifa 11501345269162
Fifa 12380292235154
Fifa 13391237209156
Fifa 14485288286170
Fifa 15967348
GRID 2121805620
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto14416440
GTA V7769188
Guild Wars 2713314
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark244
Hitman 20162824107
Just Cause 230
Just Cause 341331613
Left 4 Dead302107
Mad Max412017
Mafia 295634832
Mafia 3211010
Mass Effect 3585337
Max Payne 351482517
Metal Gear Solid V60452013
Metro 2033114653713
Mirror's Edge Catalyst47261210
Need for Speed 201634301918
Need for Speed Shift1171039158
No Man's Sky2824146
Overwatch78562423
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege81522522
Resident Evil 514511169
Rise of the Tomb Raider34211210
Risen141805738
Saints Row IV75592417
SimCity69292515
Sims 3392200130
Sims 4159693830
Sleeping Dogs7567307
Star Wars Battlefront54321613
StarCraft 2226876239
Supreme Commander - FA Bench85757046
The Crew43371710
The Division40241110
The Elder Scrolls Online80775831
The Evil Within392817
The Secret World58493815
The Witcher 33119115
Thief3825209
Titanfall 263441815
Titanfall60494024
Tomb Raider161825227
Torchlight 2937977
Trackmania Nations Forever2038155
Watch Dogs 23327139
Watch Dogs4930129
World in Conflict - Benchmark134584832
World of Tanks v886423621
World of Warcraft2531676229
World of Warships115783424
X-Plane 10.2581422211
XCOM 2311174