Asus P5Q

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 27.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus P5Q  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20081126
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 22:31
Run Duration60 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 Q8300-$95
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
27.5% Poor
SC Int 60.4
SC Float 34.9
SC Mixed 44.6
37% 46.6 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 107
QC Mixed 130
32% 142 Pts
MC Int 219
MC Float 128
MC Mixed 146
25% 164 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 36%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 155
Write 154
Mixed 76.7
95% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 4.05
4K Mixed 0.48
150% 1.68 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
19.3% Very poor
MC Read 6.4
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 6.2
18% 6.33 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 6
SC Mixed 5.8
16% 5.67 GB/s
Latency 128
31% 128 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P5Q Builds (Compare 1,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
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Motherboard: Asus P5Q

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $95
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