Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 72%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
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 50%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics99% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 8 months 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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130711
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:09
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$78
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
50% Average
SC Int 77.7
SC Float 67.6
SC Mixed 72.7
58% 72.7 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 245
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 330
48% 319 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$76
Zotac(19DA 1445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
99% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 298
Parallax 314
94% 304 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 292
Splatting 216
102% 238 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
70GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 224
Write 126
Mixed 133
120% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.26
94% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
44.8% Average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 15.1
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 11.4
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 61%
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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 12,484 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 55%
Desktop 54%
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $683
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