Asus P5Q SE2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation 17%
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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics43.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus P5Q SE2  (all builds)
Memory2.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20100331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 00:42
Run Duration271 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU9%

 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 Xeon X5460-$50
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.15 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
40.6% Average
SC Int 77.6
SC Float 42.7
SC Mixed 55.8
47% 58.7 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 209
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 311
MC Float 178
MC Mixed 230
36% 240 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 285-$189
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
43.9% Average
Lighting 132
Reflection 130
Parallax 166
45% 143 fps
MRender 103
Gravity 115
Splatting 84.9
43% 101 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$28
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 126
Write 110
Mixed 98.3
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.46
108% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 71%
Kingston DataTraveler 102 4GB
0GB free, PID 162d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
5.56% Terrible
Read 20
Write 4.82
Mixed 8.48
12% 11.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.93
4K Write 0.07
4K Mixed 0.05
26% 2.02 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.56%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
20.1% Poor
MC Read 6.4
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 6.2
18% 6.4 GB/s
SC Read 4.6
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 6.2
16% 5.77 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.1%
Great: 40%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P5Q SE2 Builds (Compare 488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 30%
Workstation 18%

Motherboard: Asus P5Q SE2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $99
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