Asus P5QPL-AM

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 18%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 13.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics3.91% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Memory3GB 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. 3GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 5 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus P5QPL-AM  (all builds)
Memory1 GB free of 3 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20100622
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:34
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 Core2 Quad Q8400-$80
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
13.8% Very poor
SC Int 29.8
SC Float 25.3
SC Mixed 20.7
20% 25.3 Pts
QC Int 52.7
QC Float 53.4
QC Mixed 69.3
13% 58.5 Pts
MC Int 73.5
MC Float 54.4
MC Mixed 65.3
10% 64.4 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 13.8%
Great: 39%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
MSI(1462 8A9F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
3.91% Terrible
Lighting 11.8
Reflection 14.2
Parallax 11
4% 12.3 fps
MRender 9.2
Gravity 12.3
Splatting 7.1
4% 9.53 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.91%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3250310AS 250GB-$20
143GB free
Firmware: 3.AAF Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 77.9
Write 70.6
Mixed 27.6
43% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.22
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.22
44% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 54%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 8GB
3GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
10.8% Very poor
Read 20.3
Write 7.68
Mixed 11.1
14% 13 MB/s
4K Read 4.81
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 1.21
114% 2.55 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10.8%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3GB
null MHz
2048, 1024 MB
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
14.3% Very poor
MC Read 4.3
MC Write 5.3
MC Mixed 4.6
14% 4.73 GB/s
SC Read 1.4
SC Write 2.3
SC Mixed 1.6
5% 1.77 GB/s
Latency 107
37% 107 ns
Poor: 8%
This bench: 14.3%
Great: 22%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P5QPL-AM Builds (Compare 413 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus P5QPL-AM

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $117
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