Asus P5Q SE2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 24%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.39% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus P5Q SE2  (all builds)
Memory0.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20090429
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateOct 02 '19 at 09:16
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 Duo E7500-$109
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
24% Poor
1-Core 48.1
2-Core 94.8
34% 71.4 Pts
4-Core 95.5
8-Core 103
13% 99.4 Pts
64-Core 100
7% 100 Pts
Poor: 14%
This bench: 24%
Great: 27%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9500 GT
Device(0000 0000) 512MB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 8.15.11.8593
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
1.39% Terrible
Lighting 5.7
Reflection 9
Parallax 2.2
2% 5.63 fps
MRender 6.4
Gravity 4.2
Splatting 5.6
1% 5.4 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.39%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 250GB-$25
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 55 27 27 14 9.5 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
40.8% Average
Read 118
Write 71
Mixed 48.8
SusWrite 24.5
48% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.1
56% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 250GB-$25
41GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 63 62 62 62 56 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 100
Write 86.8
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 62
55% 75 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x1GB
4 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR2
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
15.3% Very poor
MC Read 5.3
MC Write 4.6
MC Mixed 5
14% 4.97 GB/s
SC Read 3.2
SC Write 4.3
SC Mixed 2.8
10% 3.43 GB/s
Latency 122
33% 122 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 15.3%
Great: 28%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P5Q SE2 Builds (Compare 736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus P5Q SE2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $166
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