Asus A88XM-A

Performance Results

Gaming 53%
Desktop 48%
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 46.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics70.4% 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.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus A88XM-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160309
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:46
Run Duration231 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 A10-6800K APU-$128
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
46.5% Average
SC Int 82
SC Float 70
SC Mixed 73.9
60% 75.3 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 225
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 243
MC Float 202
MC Mixed 231
34% 225 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
70.4% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 193
Parallax 206
65% 204 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 205
Splatting 165
74% 174 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$88
218GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 445
Write 323
Mixed 321
80% 363 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 20.9
87% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 88
DQ Mixed 34.3
46% 84.8 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 82%
262GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 94.2
Write 87.5
Mixed 79.9
66% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.23
71% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 83%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 8GB
4GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Read 25.5
Write 7.4
Mixed 12.2
16% 15 MB/s
4K Read 6.76
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 1.51
139% 3.37 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2132 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
35.4% Below average
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 13.1
34% 11.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 11.1
25% 8.77 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A88XM-A Builds (Compare 1,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 24%

Motherboard: Asus A88XM-A - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $293
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