Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 61.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics153% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121017
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 21 '17 at 18:12
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-8320-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.15 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
61.5% Good
SC Int 82.2
SC Float 72.2
SC Mixed 77.7
62% 77.4 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 284
QC Mixed 311
70% 306 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 447
MC Mixed 511
74% 493 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Lighting 393
Reflection 479
Parallax 600
145% 491 fps
MRender 276
Gravity 518
Splatting 293
160% 362 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 153%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 240GB
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
61.8% Good
Read 473
Write 167
Mixed 231
63% 290 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 16.3
86% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 62.7
75% 132 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 84%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
225GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 110
Write 92.8
Mixed 98
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.42
115% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
49.6% Average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 17
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 13.1
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 16,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $528
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