Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 59%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.6% 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 19:03
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-8370-$137
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
59% Above average
SC Int 81.3
SC Float 73
SC Mixed 76.7
62% 77 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 294
68% 298 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 498
72% 481 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
Sapphire(174B E289) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 154
Parallax 276
70% 209 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 159
Splatting 168
63% 150 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
37GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 509
Write 388
Mixed 397
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 56.2
4K Mixed 22.9
114% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 39.3
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 21
34% 63.2 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
657GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 103
Write 161
Mixed 155
106% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.35
105% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 106%
ASMT 2105 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 5136
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
44.4% Average
Read 108
Write 112
Mixed 101
138% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.38
63% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04F1AA28-15 F3-14900CL9-4GBSR F3-14900CL9-4GBSR 16GB
1866, 1866, 1866 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
39.2% Below average
MC Read 15
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 11.6
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 11.8
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
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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 10,474 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: 62% - Good Total price: $697
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