Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
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 50.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics8.04% 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 Drive66.4% 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).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 05:34
Run Duration381 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-6300-$65
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
50.1% Above average
SC Int 76.2
SC Float 69.8
SC Mixed 76
59% 74 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 241
53% 235 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 286
MC Mixed 325
47% 314 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
Sapphire(174B E195) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
8.04% Terrible
Lighting 27.4
Reflection 23.3
Parallax 23.1
8% 24.6 fps
MRender 17.9
Gravity 19.6
Splatting 20.4
8% 19.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.04%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 466
Write 281
Mixed 304
77% 350 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 15.7
99% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 48.8
DQ Mixed 14.4
18% 32.4 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 109%
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
37GB free
Firmware: SBFM71.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 297
Write 332
Mixed 404
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 1.96
66% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 70.9
DQ Mixed 6.87
17% 34.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 86%
WD WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 500GB
309GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
52% Above average
Read 95.9
Write 85.4
Mixed 80.9
66% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.23
56% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 52%
Great: 53%
WD WD3200KS-00PFB0 320GB
288GB free
Firmware: 21.00M21 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
25.8% Poor
Read 43.9
Write 45.2
Mixed 44
34% 44.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.45
120% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 36%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
189GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 142
Write 132
Mixed 134
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.21
91% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 108%
USB DISK 2.0 4GB
0GB free, PID 3600
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
5.74% Terrible
Read 19.2
Write 6.48
Mixed 8.38
12% 11.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.99
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.04
25% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.74%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 1600G Corsair VS2GB1333D3 DDR3 1600G 8GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 15.1
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.4
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 8,851 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $486
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