Asus M4A87TD/USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 38.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics63.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M4A87TD/USB3  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110308
Uptime5 Days
Run DateApr 06 '19 at 00:55
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 (17th percentile)
38.7% Below average
SC Int 78.2
SC Float 46.5
SC Mixed 59.1
49% 61.3 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 192
45% 196 Pts
MC Int 225
MC Float 145
MC Mixed 183
28% 184 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
EVGA(3842 2978) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
63.8% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 186
Parallax 194
59% 190 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 183
Splatting 130
67% 156 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$50
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 51 48 57 62 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
35.7% Below average
Read 74.8
Write 93.5
Mixed 62.8
SusWrite 49.4
52% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
28.3% Poor
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 10.5
27% 9.37 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 8.2
19% 6.73 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M4A87TD/USB3 Builds (Compare 1,408 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M4A87TD/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $175
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