Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 47.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics10.7% 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 Drive70.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (41%). 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 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 17:22
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$55
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
47.2% Average
SC Int 71.8
SC Float 67.8
SC Mixed 65.2
55% 68.3 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 198
QC Mixed 238
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 326
MC Float 280
MC Mixed 309
46% 305 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 250
Gigabyte(1458 2270) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 900 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.8.2
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
10.7% Very poor
Lighting 31.2
Reflection 30.8
Parallax 46.4
11% 36.1 fps
MRender 16.3
Gravity 31.7
Splatting 23.2
10% 23.7 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.7%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$230
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 68 90 53 50 40 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 438
Write 55.5
Mixed 327
SusWrite 74.7
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 35.8
121% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 216
166% 226 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
508GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 157 158 157 157 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 149
Mixed 100
SusWrite 157
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
231% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D169DS1J.8FE BLS4G3D169DS1J.8FE Samsung M378B5673EH1-CH9 Samsung M378B5673EH1-CH9 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
37.7% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 13.8
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 43%
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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 16,997 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $533
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