Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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 51.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics38.2% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:45
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 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-8300-$101
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
51.8% Above average
SC Int 73.3
SC Float 63.6
SC Mixed 67.4
54% 68.1 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 257
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 386
MC Mixed 449
65% 429 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$142
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
38.2% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 79.8
Parallax 121
37% 106 fps
MRender 80
Gravity 112
Splatting 81.7
39% 91.1 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
662GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 84.8
Write 67.2
Mixed 72.6
56% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.26
79% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
40.4% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 13.5
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 10.7
27% 9.3 GB/s
Latency 83.9
48% 83.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 8,073 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $828
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