Asus M5A88-M

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics54.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive92.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A88-M  (all builds)
Memory3.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130501
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 09 '21 at 17:13
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X4 955-$83
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
60.2% Good
Memory 91
1-Core 58.8
2-Core 118
58% 89.2 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 172
24% 173 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.2% Above average
Lighting 69.6
Reflection 79.5
Parallax 64.5
56% 71.2 fps
MRender 71.8
Gravity 62.7
Splatting 62.1
52% 65.5 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7LN256HMJP-000H1 256GB
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV01H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 296 304 294 302 293 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 423
Write 402
Mixed 347
SusWrite 286
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 44.8
153% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 232
175% 234 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
34.8% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 8
MC Mixed 12.7
34% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 9.7
23% 7.97 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 24: 4R 1G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
24% 23% 26 339 276 30 84.6" 1280 720 HEC002F HISENSE
History: Score 23: 4R 1G 0B | Score 24: 4R 1G 1B
Typical M5A88-M Builds (Compare 710 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A88-M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $139
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