Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 47.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive34.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 8 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 08:27
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 X6 1090T-$345
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
47.9% Average
SC Int 89
SC Float 52.9
SC Mixed 65.9
56% 69.3 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 237
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 286
MC Mixed 358
56% 370 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
87GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 189
Write 88.7
Mixed 110
28% 129 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 11.1
55% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 28.7
44% 83 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 50%
WD Green 2TB (2010)-$111
317GB free
Firmware: 51.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
43.3% Average
Read 77.7
Write 72.9
Mixed 73.1
56% 74.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.21
83% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 67%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$150
50GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
41.1% Average
Read 79.2
Write 63.9
Mixed 61
51% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.27
73% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown OCZ3G1333LV2G 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
33.2% Below average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 12.2
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 8.8
21% 7.43 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 33.2%
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 7,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 54%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $527
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