Asus M5A87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 52%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics37.1% 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 Drive43.2% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A87  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130501
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:15
Run Duration348 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-8320-$72
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
52% Above average
SC Int 76.8
SC Float 67.9
SC Mixed 73.4
58% 72.7 Pts
QC Int 261
QC Float 223
QC Mixed 249
56% 244 Pts
MC Int 443
MC Float 384
MC Mixed 436
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
MSI(1462 3030) 2GB
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.3.3
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
37.1% Below average
Lighting 115
Reflection 89.7
Parallax 148
39% 118 fps
MRender 64.2
Gravity 96.4
Splatting 91.5
36% 84 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
43.2% Average
Read 285
Write 114
Mixed 139
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 10.7
78% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 28.8
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 9.2
21% 42 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 72%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$60
751GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 84.8
Write 88.2
Mixed 86.8
65% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.29
77% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 59%
TOSHIBA TransMemory 8GB
4GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
5.01% Terrible
Read 23.3
Write 3.34
Mixed 5.36
10% 10.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.77
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.008
14% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.01%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
39.2% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 13.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 77.1
52% 77.1 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A87 Builds (Compare 495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A87

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $459
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