Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 59.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics42.2% 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 Drive67.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 06:08
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$115
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
59.9% Above average
SC Int 85.3
SC Float 76.5
SC Mixed 79.1
64% 80.3 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 293
66% 290 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 537
78% 517 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$124
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
42.2% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 126
42% 118 fps
MRender 79.9
Gravity 126
Splatting 86.3
42% 97.4 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$74
186GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 420
Write 415
Mixed 415
93% 417 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 14.3
81% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 19.3
DQ Write 55
DQ Mixed 14
17% 29.4 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04F1AA28-15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
29.6% Poor
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 8.3
26% 9.27 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 10
26% 9.13 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.6%
Great: 36%
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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 8,909 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $574
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