Asus P5N-MX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 25%
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 23.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics11.6% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (64%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus P5N-MX  (all builds)
Memory2.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 19:04
Run Duration307 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 64%

 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
Intel Core2 Duo E7500-$100
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
23.8% Poor
SC Int 65.1
SC Float 41
SC Mixed 45.8
40% 50.6 Pts
QC Int 93.9
QC Float 79
QC Mixed 103
21% 91.9 Pts
MC Int 140
MC Float 82.2
MC Mixed 104
16% 109 Pts
Poor: 14%
This bench: 23.8%
Great: 26%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI HD 4870
Sapphire(174B E114) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.7000
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
11.6% Very poor
Lighting 41.7
Reflection 30.2
Parallax 31.3
12% 34.4 fps
MRender 19.2
Gravity 27.9
Splatting 38
12% 28.4 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 11.6%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3250820AS 250GB-$22
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AA Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
33.7% Below average
Read 59.6
Write 57.9
Mixed 58.4
44% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.25
60% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 44%
General UDisk 2GB
0GB free, PID null
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
5.23% Terrible
Read 19.3
Write 4.42
Mixed 6.61
10% 10.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.08
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.008
23% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.23%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
13.2% Very poor
MC Read 3.6
MC Write 4.3
MC Mixed 3.3
11% 3.73 GB/s
SC Read 3.7
SC Write 4.4
SC Mixed 3.6
11% 3.9 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 13.2%
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 P5N-MX Builds (Compare 57 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 25%
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus P5N-MX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $154
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