Asus M5A97 EVO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 50.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics48.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 EVO  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121016
Uptime5 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:34
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 1075T-$254
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
50.7% Above average
SC Int 87.3
SC Float 51.2
SC Mixed 64.8
54% 67.8 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 260
62% 271 Pts
MC Int 506
MC Float 302
MC Mixed 382
60% 396 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Sapphire(174B 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1168 MHz, MLim: 1492 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
48.8% Average
Lighting 156
Reflection 97.6
Parallax 206
54% 153 fps
MRender 71.2
Gravity 136
Splatting 106
45% 105 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS723015BLA642 1.5TB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MN5OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 144
Write 137
Mixed 114
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.42
115% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
32.9% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 6.3
MC Mixed 12.1
31% 10.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 8.5
21% 7.3 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 52%
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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 590 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $451
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