Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 52.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics58.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54.7% 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 23 '17 at 22:35
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$110
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
52.6% Above average
SC Int 77.5
SC Float 66.7
SC Mixed 71
57% 71.7 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 259
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 377
MC Mixed 430
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$390
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Lighting 160
Reflection 169
Parallax 233
58% 187 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 156
Splatting 123
59% 139 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Chronos 120GB-$70
52GB free
Firmware: 504ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 501
Write 138
Mixed 200
61% 280 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 11.7
75% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 60.4
DQ Mixed 9.95
32% 71.7 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 69%
WD Red Pro 4TB (2014)-$229
2.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 217
Write 155
Mixed 156
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 3.14
4K Mixed 0.24
116% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB
113GB free, PID 0551
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
14.7% Very poor
Read 35.2
Write 35.3
Mixed 36.1
46% 35.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.27
30% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.7%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1869DT1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
50.7% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 18.7
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 12.2
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 5,828 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $699
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