Asus Q87M-E

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.46% 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.
MotherboardAsus Q87M-E  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140513
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMar 11 '16 at 17:16
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-4570-$210
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
75.4% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 105
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 390
89% 391 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 401
MC Mixed 394
59% 394 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4331
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
5.46% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 17.8
Parallax 21.9
5% 17.2 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 7
Splatting 18.2
6% 15.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.46%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 0711
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 144
Write 150
Mixed 101
98% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 6.7
4K Mixed 0.6
218% 2.65 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
752GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 169
Mixed 160
127% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.31
111% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 250GB (2008)-$24
50GB free
Firmware: 12.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
44% Average
Read 80.6
Write 72.2
Mixed 74.6
57% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.43
117% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44%
Great: 65%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 16GB-$19
15GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 226
Write 48.3
Mixed 72.3
114% 116 MB/s
4K Read 9.91
4K Write 10.8
4K Mixed 4.74
564% 8.47 MB/s
DQ Read 12.6
DQ Write 11.5
DQ Mixed 5.03
609% 9.71 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.5% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 14.7
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Q87M-E Builds (Compare 102 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Q87M-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $408
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