Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 56.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics8.28% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive52.9% 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 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130116
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 01:00
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$122
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
56.4% Above average
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 70
SC Mixed 75.6
60% 74.7 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 276
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 482
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
Asus(1043 03EA) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.251.0.0
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
8.28% Terrible
Lighting 27.3
Reflection 23.4
Parallax 22.8
8% 24.5 fps
MRender 19.1
Gravity 19.1
Splatting 23.8
10% 20.7 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.28%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$235
24GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 427
Write 100
Mixed 178
51% 235 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 20.9
83% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 50.6
DQ Mixed 38.2
44% 78.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 16.5
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.6
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 72%
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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 1,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $734
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