Asrock A88M-G/3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 34.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics30.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock A88M-G/3.1  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160505
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:58
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 60%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Athlon X4 880K-$76
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
34.4% Below average
SC Int 63.4
SC Float 58
SC Mixed 60.1
48% 60.5 Pts
QC Int 173
QC Float 146
QC Mixed 153
36% 157 Pts
MC Int 234
MC Float 172
MC Mixed 206
31% 204 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$150
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.12
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
30.1% Below average
Lighting 84
Reflection 64
Parallax 95
27% 81 fps
MRender 63.5
Gravity 92.7
Splatting 68.8
32% 75 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 640GB (2009)-$65
156GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
29.3% Poor
Read 51.1
Write 51
Mixed 56
40% 52.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.29
68% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 47%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB-$38
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
32.4% Below average
Read 60.6
Write 52.5
Mixed 49.3
41% 54.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.08
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 0.1
24% 0.24 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
32.5% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 13.9
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 5.8
SC Write 5.1
SC Mixed 7.5
18% 6.13 GB/s
Latency 121
33% 121 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A88M-G/3.1 Builds (Compare 660 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asrock A88M-G/3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $190
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