Asus M5A99X EVO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 50.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics18.3% 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 Drive81% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A99X EVO  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120418
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 20:45
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-8320-$104
AM3r2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
50.2% Above average
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 61.4
SC Mixed 68.6
55% 68.9 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 240
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 398
MC Mixed 454
66% 437 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6870
XFX(1682 3107) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Lighting 67.8
Reflection 40.2
Parallax 62.2
20% 56.7 fps
MRender 27.2
Gravity 46.4
Splatting 45.7
17% 39.8 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 256GB-$119
23GB free
Firmware: O122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 497
Write 376
Mixed 421
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 32
104% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 64.1
64% 103 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$35
96GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 87.3
Write 80.5
Mixed 80.2
62% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
48.9% Average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 17.1
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A99X EVO Builds (Compare 1,648 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $692
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