Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 48.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics26.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121115
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 18:07
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-6300-$60
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
48.6% Average
SC Int 74.3
SC Float 65.8
SC Mixed 66.5
55% 68.9 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 242
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 352
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 350
50% 335 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
Asus(1043 043A) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.950.0.0
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
26.7% Poor
Lighting 63
Reflection 82.5
Parallax 95.8
23% 80.4 fps
MRender 55.3
Gravity 71.7
Splatting 86
29% 71 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 93 91 81 94 97 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 262
Write 121
Mixed 155
SusWrite 88.7
35% 157 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 60.2
4K Mixed 27.1
101% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 90.8
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 99.1
78% 106 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 72%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$49
583GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 125 126 127 125 125 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 118
Write 117
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 126
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1869DT1TX0. 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.5
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 9,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $462
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