Asus A88XM-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 37.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics9.88% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus A88XM-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170414
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 04 '18 at 21:29
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 A10-7850K APU (2014 D.Ka)-$168
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
37.9% Below average
SC Int 64.1
SC Float 60.9
SC Mixed 62.6
50% 62.5 Pts
QC Int 196
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 181
40% 176 Pts
MC Int 199
MC Float 149
MC Mixed 176
26% 174 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Nvidia(10DE 0939) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 783 MHz, MLim: 902 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
9.88% Terrible
Lighting 27.3
Reflection 27.8
Parallax 24.4
8% 26.5 fps
MRender 25.4
Gravity 29.1
Splatting 24.3
11% 26.3 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 9.88%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
68% Good
Read 118
Write 119
Mixed 111
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.24
102% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 68%
Great: 66%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
658GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 145
Write 134
Mixed 132
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.21
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.33
132% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
29% Poor
MC Read 11
MC Write 7.9
MC Mixed 9.8
27% 9.57 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 10.8
24% 8.53 GB/s
Latency 88.7
45% 88.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 29%
Great: 86%
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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 1,678 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: 79% - Very good Total price: $336
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