Asus M5A87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics18.3% 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 Drive42.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (76%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A87  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130501
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '23 at 15:15
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 76%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T-$340
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
58.2% Above average
Memory 83.3
1-Core 44.8
2-Core 93
48% 73.7 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 245
27% 215 Pts
64-Core 262
16% 262 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
AMD HD 6950-$290
Sapphire(174B E186) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Lighting 23.7
Reflection 26.4
Parallax 23.1
19% 24.4 fps
MRender 21.8
Gravity 21.9
Splatting 17.7
16% 20.5 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 21%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
293GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 142 174 195 200 196 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 290
Write 210
Mixed 215
SusWrite 178
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 28.1
4K Mixed 13.8
61% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 17.4
DQ Write 62
DQ Mixed 31.5
26% 37 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 129%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$57
985GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 174 194 196 197 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 203
Mixed 94.4
SusWrite 190
124% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
219% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 110%
Great: 112%
WD My Book 1140 3TB
1.5TB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 97 103 109 111 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
43.5% Average
Read 109
Write 106
Mixed 66.3
SusWrite 105
129% 96.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
82% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
32.1% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 12.5
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 6.5
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 9.2
20% 7.13 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 65%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A87 Builds (Compare 90 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A87

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $217
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