Asus M5A88-M

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.6% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive32.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A88-M  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130501
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 23 '21 at 09:11
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
65.4% Good
Memory 79.4
1-Core 72.1
2-Core 148
61% 99.9 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 470
47% 374 Pts
64-Core 501
34% 501 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Asus(1043 85E7) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
3.6% Terrible
Lighting 4.6
Reflection 6.3
Parallax 5
4% 5.3 fps
MRender 6.3
Gravity 3.9
Splatting 5.1
3% 5.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.6%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)-$52
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 2 23 2.7 109 43 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Read 336
Write 238
Mixed 172
SusWrite 58.5
45% 201 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 17.5
4K Mixed 11.4
47% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 18.3
DQ Write 21.6
DQ Mixed 18
14% 19.3 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 52%
Hitachi HTS545025B9SA00 250GB
133GB free
Firmware: PB2OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 46 48 48 49 49 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
32.9% Below average
Read 66.5
Write 56.2
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 48
38% 51.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 48%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$30
223GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 56 58 58 58 58 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
42.3% Average
Read 90.1
Write 92.9
Mixed 43.3
SusWrite 57.1
52% 70.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
44% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 15.4
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 12.6
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 81.6
49% 81.6 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 44%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 50 32" 1280 720 MEIA296 Panasonic-TV
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Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A88-M

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