Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 57%
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 56.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140409
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 15:46
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$110
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
56.9% Above average
SC Int 86.4
SC Float 73.4
SC Mixed 79.6
64% 79.8 Pts
QC Int 295
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 271
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 517
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 506
74% 488 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$400
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.9.3
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
69.1% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 173
Parallax 260
71% 216 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 198
Splatting 126
67% 155 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
250GB free
Firmware: 15.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 149
Write 112
Mixed 129
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.31
93% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
46.6% Average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 14.5
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.4
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 60%
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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 7,153 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: 117% - Outstanding Total price: $273
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