Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 49.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics38.1% 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 Drive54.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131001
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 18:01
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-4350-$80
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
49.7% Average
SC Int 73.2
SC Float 67.8
SC Mixed 70.4
56% 70.5 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 255
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 258
MC Float 218
MC Mixed 250
36% 242 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
XFX(1682 9275) 2GB
MaxC: 1050 MHz, MaxM: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Lighting 112
Reflection 87.6
Parallax 145
38% 115 fps
MRender 61.3
Gravity 93.4
Splatting 88.8
34% 81.2 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$59
30GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 435
Write 112
Mixed 150
50% 233 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 13.8
88% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 82.2
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 29.6
42% 77.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 66%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
218GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 147
Mixed 126
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.25
105% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
48.1% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 17.9
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.3
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 77%
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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 7,912 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $83

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $609
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