Asus M5A97 PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 60.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics70.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive56.2% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150423
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 22:47
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-8320-$99
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
60.1% Good
SC Int 82.8
SC Float 69.8
SC Mixed 75.8
61% 76.1 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 284
QC Mixed 304
70% 307 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 435
MC Mixed 501
72% 482 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$190
Device(0000 0000) 3GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 184
Parallax 197
66% 201 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 209
Splatting 163
75% 174 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 480GB-$150
387GB free
Firmware: O0730A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 484
Write 241
Mixed 257
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 17.2
68% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 24.3
DQ Write 35.2
DQ Mixed 10.3
13% 23.3 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 77%
WD Black 750GB (2008)-$85
507GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 107
Write 96.6
Mixed 87.8
73% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.38
115% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
51.7% Above average
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 18.6
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 13
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 70%
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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 336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $367
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