Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Gaming 107%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 53%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 59.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics150% 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 Drive70.1% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 7 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 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 01 '17 at 15:17
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
59.3% Above average
SC Int 83.4
SC Float 71.8
SC Mixed 76.9
62% 77.4 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 296
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 499
73% 483 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
Nvidia(10DE 1B06) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
150% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 380
Parallax 672
135% 451 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 520
Splatting 300
160% 364 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 150%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$170
79GB free
Firmware: 580A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 521
Write 213
Mixed 255
72% 330 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 20.7
88% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 81.3
98% 173 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 157
Mixed 155
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.23
89% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
31.5% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 9.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 9.5
26% 9.13 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 64%
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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 12,465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 55%
Desktop 54%
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $683
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