Asus M5A88-M EVO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics30.5% 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)
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A88-M EVO  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141127
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 01 '20 at 21:56
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
66.3% Good
Memory 86.5
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 139
62% 99.3 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 477
45% 364 Pts
64-Core 479
32% 479 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30.5% Below average
Lighting 133
Reflection 112
Parallax 136
35% 127 fps
MRender 85.3
Gravity 109
Splatting 80.4
30% 91.5 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$67
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 330 325 337 363 349 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 77% Great: 129%
Hitachi HDS721616PLA380 165GB-$46
79GB free
Firmware: P22OA70A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 56 56 56 58 58 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
32.8% Below average
Read 57.1
Write 54
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 56.8
37% 50.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
50.2% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 18
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 65%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A88-M EVO Builds (Compare 54 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A88-M EVO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $557
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