Asus P5Q SE2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive46.9% 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus P5Q SE2  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100331
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 19:11
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400-$230
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
37.1% Below average
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 108
38% 81.2 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 216
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 36%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
Asus(1043 8390) 1,024MB
Ram: 1,023MB, Driver: 306.23
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 17% Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$30
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 142 62 91 47 87 MB/s
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.9% Average
Read 227
Write 213
Mixed 214
SusWrite 102
42% 189 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 20.9
98% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 31
DQ Write 79.9
DQ Mixed 23.5
27% 44.8 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 102%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
137GB free
Firmware: GG2OA7B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 51 57 57 57 58 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 85.3
Write 77.1
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 55.5
45% 61.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 59%
Seagate STM3500418AS 500GB
337GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 51 57 57 57 58 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 118
Write 121
Mixed 59.4
SusWrite 55.5
65% 88.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
191% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
22.4% Poor
MC Read 6.9
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 7
20% 7.1 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 7.2
20% 6.93 GB/s
Latency 97.6
41% 97.6 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P5Q SE2 Builds (Compare 806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus P5Q SE2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $400
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