Asus M5A87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 50.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35.8% 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 Drive41.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A87  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130501
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:58
Run Duration347 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 FX-8320-$106
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
50.1% Above average
SC Int 68.6
SC Float 67.7
SC Mixed 69
55% 68.4 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 242
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 442
MC Float 382
MC Mixed 435
63% 420 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
MSI(1462 3030) 2GB
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.3.3
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Lighting 110
Reflection 85.1
Parallax 150
38% 115 fps
MRender 62
Gravity 90.8
Splatting 87.4
34% 80.1 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$61
35GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.2% Average
Read 271
Write 106
Mixed 149
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 10.8
74% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 81.1
DQ Mixed 12.5
22% 40.2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 64%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$45
751GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 79.5
Write 90.4
Mixed 83.5
64% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.29
88% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 59%
TOSHIBA TransMemory 8GB
4GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
5.03% Terrible
Read 23.2
Write 3.42
Mixed 5.54
10% 10.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.79
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.007
14% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.03%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
38.3% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 12.6
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 11.1
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 38.3%
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 M5A87 Builds (Compare 448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A87

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $490
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