Asus M5A97 PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 58%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 59.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics68.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 PLUS  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160415
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:46
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$95
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
59.2% Above average
SC Int 85
SC Float 72.4
SC Mixed 77.5
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 294
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 509
MC Float 437
MC Mixed 499
72% 482 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$215
Device(0000 0000) 3GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
68.6% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 184
Parallax 195
64% 197 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 203
Splatting 161
72% 169 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST9250315AS 250GB-$53
71GB free
Firmware: 0010LVM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 55.5
Write 54
Mixed 57
42% 55.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.29
66% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 42%
Seagate ST380815AS 80GB-$23
36GB free
Firmware: 4.AAB Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 77.2
Write 76.5
Mixed 74.3
57% 76 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.34
94% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 41%
Seagate ST380811AS 80GB-$60
10GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
30.8% Below average
Read 55.1
Write 52.1
Mixed 43.8
38% 50.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.26
66% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/4G 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 14.3
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 12.9
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 PLUS Builds (Compare 549 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $305
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