Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 58.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics52% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive72.1% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 1 month 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 19:22
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$80
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
58.3% Above average
SC Int 81.2
SC Float 70.9
SC Mixed 74.7
60% 75.6 Pts
QC Int 303
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 292
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 509
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 494
72% 477 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1060 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52% Above average
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 166
Parallax 262
29% 143 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 173
Splatting 186
69% 165 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 52%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$90
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 390 341 241 300 251 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 399
Write 240
Mixed 89.9
SusWrite 294
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 16.7
99% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 94.7
102% 169 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 120%
WD Blue 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$44
698GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 104 101 105 106 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
60% Above average
Read 105
Write 101
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 104
66% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 60%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4GBRL F3-12800CL9-4GBRL F3-12800CL9-2GBRL F3-12800CL9-2GBRL 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 2048, 2048 MB
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
39.4% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 12.6
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 11.1
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 40%
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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 16,988 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: $534
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