Asus M5A97 PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 50.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics49.5% 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 Drive45.3% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160415
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:36
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-6300-$64
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
50.7% Above average
SC Int 41.9
SC Float 50.3
SC Mixed 73.7
44% 55.3 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 249
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 331
48% 319 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
49.5% Average
Lighting 69.7
Reflection 93.9
Parallax 218
38% 127 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 156
Splatting 119
58% 135 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
37GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 408
Write 112
Mixed 144
48% 221 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 12.4
62% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 84.5
DQ Write 94
DQ Mixed 31.4
40% 69.9 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 64%
VB0250EAVER 250GB
165GB free
Firmware: HPG0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 96.5
Write 93.6
Mixed 23.9
52% 71.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.63
122% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
46.7% Average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11.6
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46.7%
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 PLUS Builds (Compare 550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $309
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