Asus M5A88-M

Performance Results

Gaming 56%
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics86.5% 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 Drive60.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A88-M  (all builds)
Memory26 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120316
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateAug 11 '17 at 12:40
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th 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-8120
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
37.4% Below average
SC Int 53.8
SC Float 52.3
SC Mixed 50.8
42% 52.3 Pts
QC Int 181
QC Float 165
QC Mixed 183
40% 177 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 308
44% 296 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Lighting 200
Reflection 236
Parallax 326
76% 254 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 279
Splatting 188
94% 217 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$105
152GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 338
Write 346
Mixed 171
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 15.5
78% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29.5
DQ Write 72.5
DQ Mixed 16.2
22% 39.4 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 108%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$109
681GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 145
Write 146
Mixed 114
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.34
122% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
36.9% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 13.3
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 8.2
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 93
43% 93 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 116%
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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 704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation 25%

Motherboard: Asus M5A88-M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $119
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