Asus A88XM-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 35.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics79.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus A88XM-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 08:31
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 A8-5600K APU-$170
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
35.9% Below average
SC Int 49
SC Float 63.3
SC Mixed 62.8
47% 58.4 Pts
QC Int 149
QC Float 156
QC Mixed 163
35% 156 Pts
MC Int 167
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 180
26% 173 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gainward(10B0 13C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Lighting 253
Reflection 218
Parallax 241
77% 237 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 234
Splatting 159
82% 189 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 27 24 29 16 17 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
16.1% Very poor
Read 34.5
Write 31.3
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 21.3
19% 26.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
61% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 16.1%
Great: 51%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 112 112 116 113 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 105
Write 101
Mixed 70
SusWrite 112
71% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 113%
Kingston DataTraveler SE9 USB 2.0 16GB-$6
3GB free, PID 1689
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.1 5 5.6 5.7 5 5.5 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
5.97% Terrible
Read 15.5
Write 6.8
Mixed 4.8
SusWrite 5.8
10% 8.22 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.8
59% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.97%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown AE32G1609U1 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
35.7% Below average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 12.4
34% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 10.4
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A88XM-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,583 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus A88XM-PLUS - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $357
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