Asus M5A87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 32.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics26.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive55.5% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 3 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A87  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110920
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 07 '19 at 17:30
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User MNE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6100-$54
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
32.6% Below average
1-Core 65.5
2-Core 115
43% 90.1 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 271
29% 225 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-Ti-$362
Gigabyte(1458 3556) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 355.82
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
26.8% Poor
Lighting 101
Reflection 80.4
Parallax 129
27% 104 fps
MRender 85.4
Gravity 95.3
Splatting 63.8
26% 81.5 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG6 256GB
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JURA0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 96 99 95 97 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 328
Write 305
Mixed 325
SusWrite 96.6
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 33.8
107% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 86.2
DQ Mixed 46.8
39% 54.7 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 112%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$74
589GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 99 100 99 101 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 95.8
Write 96
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 99
66% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
492GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 123 123 118 118 123 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 117
Write 96.1
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 121
72% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 115%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB-$8
36GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 16 22 22 22 21 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
16.9% Very poor
Read 54.5
Write 42.8
Mixed 24
SusWrite 19.6
44% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.3
106% 3.83 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 16.9%
Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
42.2% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 15.4
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 11.4
23% 8.03 GB/s
Latency 83.8
48% 83.8 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 59%
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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 820 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A87

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $341
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