Asus M3A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 17%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 12%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics3.26% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive31.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M3A  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100611
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 07 '21 at 19:19
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom 9500
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
12% Very poor
Memory 2.66
1-Core 38.9
2-Core 78.8
19% 40.1 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 155
18% 136 Pts
64-Core 159
11% 159 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12%
Great: 28%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 333 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
3.26% Terrible
Lighting 3.8
Reflection 5.3
Parallax 1.3
3% 3.47 fps
MRender 4.9
Gravity 4.2
Splatting 3.3
4% 4.13 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.26%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk U100 128GB
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 175 134 171 179 185 MB/s
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
31.2% Below average
Read 221
Write 198
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 161
36% 163 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 11.4
4K Mixed 9.6
38% 11.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34.3
DQ Write 11.4
DQ Mixed 13.2
12% 19.6 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 52%
Seagate ST3750640AS 750GB-$60
699GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 76 75 76 76 76 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
42.1% Average
Read 71.5
Write 51.5
Mixed 49.9
SusWrite 75.3
46% 62 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
18.6% Very poor
MC Read 8.4
MC Write 5.4
MC Mixed 7.8
21% 7.2 GB/s
SC Read 3.9
SC Write 3.1
SC Mixed 4.3
11% 3.77 GB/s
Latency 478
8% 478 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M3A Builds (Compare 112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M3A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 9% - Terrible Total price: $36
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