Asus M5A88-M

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 33%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics34.9% 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 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A88-M  (all builds)
Memory16.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120229
Uptime1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '20 at 00:25
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-4100-$110
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
33% Below average
1-Core 59.7
2-Core 107
40% 83.4 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 161
22% 159 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
Poor: 22%
This bench: 33%
Great: 43%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$135
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
34.9% Below average
Lighting 140
Reflection 135
Parallax 177
37% 151 fps
MRender 107
Gravity 123
Splatting 85.6
35% 105 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 36%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$66
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 77 81 91 96 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 134
Write 135
Mixed 66
SusWrite 84.6
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 24GB
null MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
36.9% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 14
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 12.7
28% 9.77 GB/s
Latency 81.5
49% 81.5 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 36.9%
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 M5A88-M Builds (Compare 1,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A88-M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $124
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