Asus M5A97 PRO

Performance Results

Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 23%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 39.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics7.38% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive78.1% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 9 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 PRO  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 10:58
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 Phenom II X4 965-$144
AM3r2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
39.5% Below average
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 53.6
SC Mixed 66
56% 70 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 188
44% 194 Pts
MC Int 220
MC Float 162
MC Mixed 177
28% 186 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5670
Asus(1043 0356) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.861.0.0
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
7.38% Terrible
Lighting 22.9
Reflection 22.8
Parallax 19.4
7% 21.7 fps
MRender 18.6
Gravity 15.4
Splatting 24.6
8% 19.5 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.38%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
29GB free
Firmware: EXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 394
Write 318
Mixed 325
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 22.2
113% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 57.9
85% 161 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 92%
Seagate ST3250620AS 250GB-$33
46GB free
Firmware: 3.AA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
27.9% Poor
Read 58.9
Write 38.2
Mixed 48.1
36% 48.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.32
70% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.9%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
33.4% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 7.1
MC Mixed 12.7
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 9.3
22% 7.87 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 PRO Builds (Compare 799 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 23%
Desktop 51%
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $198
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