Asus M5A88-M

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation 24%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.73% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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 (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A88-M  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 00:15
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 FX-6100-$54
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
40.6% Average
SC Int 63.6
SC Float 61.2
SC Mixed 67.9
51% 64.2 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 166
QC Mixed 180
42% 182 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 301
43% 284 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 4250
Asus(1043 843E) 256MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
0.73% Terrible
Lighting 2.7
Reflection 5.6
Parallax 0.4
1% 2.9 fps
MRender 2.5
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 3.8
1% 2.27 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.73%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$21
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 97.7
Write 108
Mixed 99.5
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.52
98% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 77%
WD WD2500JD-00HBB0 250GB-$140
125GB free
Firmware: 08.02D08 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
31.1% Below average
Read 52
Write 56.1
Mixed 46.7
39% 51.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.37
87% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
27.3% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 8.3
25% 8.7 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 8.8
22% 7.83 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A88-M Builds (Compare 812 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 37%
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Workstation 25%

Motherboard: Asus M5A88-M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $119
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