Asus M5A88-M

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics71.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A88-M  (all builds)
Memory6.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120316
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 13:33
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8120
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
45.4% Average
SC Int 72.3
SC Float 65.4
SC Mixed 68
55% 68.6 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 199
QC Mixed 216
49% 214 Pts
MC Int 327
MC Float 272
MC Mixed 325
46% 308 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$608
MaxC: 1303 MHz, MaxM: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Lighting 199
Reflection 173
Parallax 272
69% 215 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 201
Splatting 127
72% 157 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
669GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Read 89.5
Write 91.1
Mixed 72.6
63% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.24
84% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 84%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$81
456GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 78.1
Write 62.6
Mixed 57.8
50% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.11
41% 0.44 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
35.2% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 11.5
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 10.6
25% 8.77 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A88-M Builds (Compare 390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A88-M

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