Asus M5A88-M

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 38.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics20.8% 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.
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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A88-M  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120316
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:42
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
38.1% Below average
SC Int 82.4
SC Float 50
SC Mixed 62.6
52% 65 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 143
QC Mixed 182
43% 189 Pts
MC Int 234
MC Float 146
MC Mixed 184
28% 188 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 470
MSI(1462 8010) 1.2GB
CLim: 607 MHz, MLim: 837 MHz, Ram: 1.2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
20.8% Poor
Lighting 57.2
Reflection 76.6
Parallax 67.3
19% 67 fps
MRender 67.1
Gravity 44.7
Splatting 48.6
22% 53.5 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 24%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS545032A7E380 320GB
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GGBOACA0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
43.8% Average
Read 76.3
Write 76.2
Mixed 73.6
57% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.14
53% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
27% Poor
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 7.3
MC Mixed 7.8
25% 8.6 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 7
19% 6.77 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 27%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A88-M Builds (Compare 874 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A88-M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $119
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