Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop 46%
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 50.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics39.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 06:31
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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-$80
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
50.4% Above average
SC Int 74.2
SC Float 64.2
SC Mixed 66.5
55% 68.3 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 244
53% 235 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 416
MC Mixed 472
68% 455 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2021 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
39.3% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 117
Parallax 108
35% 114 fps
MRender 84
Gravity 124
Splatting 87
42% 98.3 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 468
Write 319
Mixed 326
82% 371 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 18.1
90% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 33.1
DQ Write 84.6
DQ Mixed 14.5
24% 44.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 108%
WD Green 2TB (2010)-$119
486GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 77.1
Write 74
Mixed 76.1
57% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.18
69% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G4D1 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
39.8% Below average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 13.9
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 10.4
25% 8.77 GB/s
Latency 104
39% 104 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 53%
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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 9,713 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 43%
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Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $457
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