Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 58%
Workstation 45%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics75.4% 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 Drive58.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 10 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 17:12
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$125
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.55 GHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
68.3% Good
SC Int 92
SC Float 81.1
SC Mixed 86.2
69% 86.4 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 345
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 577
MC Float 496
MC Mixed 569
82% 547 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$210
Sapphire(174B E353) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1390 MHz, MaxM: 1785 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.5.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 188
Parallax 286
74% 231 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 215
Splatting 134
70% 162 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
75GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 425
Write 151
Mixed 196
56% 257 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 15.8
91% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 39.5
55% 99.7 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$56
458GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 118
Write 118
Mixed 19.5
62% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.39
105% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
53.1% Above average
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 16.3
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 9.5
SC Mixed 13.3
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 1,900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 55%
Desktop 54%
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $743
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