Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 57%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics64% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A99X EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140403
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 04:02
Run Duration100 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-8350-$119
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
57% Above average
SC Int 80.2
SC Float 66.5
SC Mixed 76.7
60% 74.5 Pts
QC Int 295
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 284
63% 278 Pts
MC Int 445
MC Float 400
MC Mixed 438
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 57%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
MSI(1462 3161) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
64% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 167
Parallax 188
60% 184 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 185
Splatting 130
67% 155 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
545GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 133
Write 134
Mixed 147
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.24
81% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
36.2% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 12.4
37% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 9.4
23% 8.13 GB/s
Latency 87.6
46% 87.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A99X EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 3,660 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $830
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