Asus M4A87TD EVO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 18%
Desktop 24%
Workstation 17%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 21.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics24% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
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.
Very high background CPU (80%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M4A87TD EVO  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100824
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:41
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 80%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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 Phenom II X4 965-$144
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
21.3% Poor
SC Int 57.9
SC Float 33.1
SC Mixed 37.1
34% 42.7 Pts
QC Int 118
QC Float 74.7
QC Mixed 99.2
22% 97.5 Pts
MC Int 126
MC Float 72.6
MC Mixed 90.9
15% 96.7 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$170
CLim: 975 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
24% Poor
Lighting 59.8
Reflection 52.5
Parallax 83.8
21% 65.4 fps
MRender 48
Gravity 65
Splatting 76
26% 63 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 24%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
376GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5BA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
40.9% Average
Read 73.9
Write 68.7
Mixed 25.1
41% 55.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.21
57% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G Corsair CMP4GX3M2A1600C8 Corsair CMP4GX3M2A1600C8 12GB
667, 667, 667 MHz
8192, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
15.3% Very poor
MC Read 5.4
MC Write 4.8
MC Mixed 5
14% 5.07 GB/s
SC Read 3
SC Write 4
SC Mixed 3.1
10% 3.37 GB/s
Latency 129
31% 129 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M4A87TD EVO Builds (Compare 702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 18%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 26%

Motherboard: Asus M4A87TD EVO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $229
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