Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 43.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics38.3% 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 Drive49.5% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 04:26
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-4100-$110
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
43.8% Average
SC Int 71
SC Float 65.7
SC Mixed 67
54% 67.9 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 217
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 217
MC Float 189
MC Mixed 214
31% 207 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1120 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 92.7
Parallax 153
41% 122 fps
MRender 65.9
Gravity 99.5
Splatting 93.8
36% 86.4 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 39%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$88
18GB free
Firmware: X312 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
49.5% Average
Read 434
Write 116
Mixed 166
52% 239 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 13.2
69% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 91.5
DQ Mixed 10.8
34% 75.2 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 991776 (996776) 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
31.5% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 11
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 9.3
23% 8.03 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 63%
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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 4,669 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $706
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