Asus M5A97 EVO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 45.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics15.5% 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 Drive30% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121016
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 20:40
Run Duration201 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 X4 965-$144
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
45.5% Average
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 50.6
SC Mixed 63.4
52% 65.6 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 187
QC Mixed 234
57% 248 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 196
MC Mixed 247
39% 259 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5830
Asus(1043 036A) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.861.0.0
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
15.5% Very poor
Lighting 54.3
Reflection 34.2
Parallax 58.8
17% 49.1 fps
MRender 24
Gravity 41.7
Splatting 33.1
14% 32.9 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 15.5%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$55
12GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
30% Below average
Read 166
Write 52.6
Mixed 69.8
21% 96 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 41.7
4K Mixed 9.46
61% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 63.5
DQ Write 51.2
DQ Mixed 20.2
25% 45 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 30%
Great: 58%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$37
87GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
32.8% Below average
Read 56.8
Write 57.2
Mixed 36.6
37% 50.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.23
78% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 43%
Seagate FreeAgent 1.5TB
789GB free, PID 3001
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
13.8% Very poor
Read 26
Write 26.9
Mixed 16.8
29% 23.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.29
56% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.8%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
33.2% Below average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 12.7
33% 11.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 5.8
SC Mixed 8.8
20% 6.97 GB/s
Latency 82.1
49% 82.1 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 33.2%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 EVO Builds (Compare 306 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $514
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