Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics147% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.3% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 24 '17 at 19:08
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-9590-$99
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
63.7% Good
SC Int 91.2
SC Float 80.6
SC Mixed 86.7
69% 86.2 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 305
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 592
MC Float 506
MC Mixed 584
84% 561 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$728
Gigabyte(1458 374C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 438
Reflection 480
Parallax 525
145% 481 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 488
Splatting 265
149% 336 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 147%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ TL100 240GB-$145
154GB free
Firmware: SBFZ
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 480
Write 410
Mixed 450
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 61.4
4K Mixed 11.8
95% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 16.2
47% 101 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 90%
AMD 2+0 Stripe/RAID0 238GB
28GB free
Firmware: 1.10
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 797
Write 351
Mixed 465
118% 538 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 14.7
89% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 65.8
DQ Mixed 15.6
21% 35.9 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 141%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
87GB free
Firmware: 01.0
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
66% Good
Read 108
Write 122
Mixed 96.5
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.19
83% 1 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
26.8% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 7.7
24% 8.27 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 6.4
22% 7.87 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $568
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