Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 51.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 06:11
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-8350-$81
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
51.6% Above average
SC Int 73.5
SC Float 67.5
SC Mixed 68.9
56% 70 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 271
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 457
MC Float 401
MC Mixed 276
57% 378 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
PNY(196E 11D9) 3GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
68.7% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 180
Parallax 193
63% 194 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 200
Splatting 164
73% 171 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LX 128GB-$144
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0307A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 139 140 147 147 147 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
63% Good
Read 451
Write 143
Mixed 201
SusWrite 143
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 25.6
88% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 146
124% 184 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 63%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
783GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 102 92 102 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 111
Write 126
Mixed 80
SusWrite 101
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 106%
HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB-$150
3TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 150 151 151 152 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 148
Write 116
Mixed 31
SusWrite 151
80% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 92%
WD My Book 1230 4TB
957GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 24 24 24 24 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
15.5% Very poor
Read 24.7
Write 23.5
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 24.1
32% 23.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
105% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.5%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
36.6% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 12.9
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 9.5
21% 7.37 GB/s
Latency 87.6
46% 87.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 14,266 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $467
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