Asus M5A97 PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 59.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics18.4% 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 Drive67.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 PRO  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121016
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:17
Run Duration303 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 955-$140
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
59.4% Above average
SC Int 107
SC Float 63.4
SC Mixed 79.2
67% 83.2 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 312
75% 328 Pts
MC Int 424
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 322
51% 334 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6870
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
18.4% Very poor
Lighting 68.1
Reflection 40.3
Parallax 62.7
20% 57 fps
MRender 27.4
Gravity 46.8
Splatting 45.6
17% 39.9 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 18.4%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
128GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 468
Write 311
Mixed 332
82% 370 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 14.8
88% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 93.5
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 14.9
34% 70.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 97%
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$150
88GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 414
Write 387
Mixed 385
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 64.4
4K Mixed 30.8
104% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 18.8
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 14.8
32% 61.6 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
146GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 128
Write 123
Mixed 124
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.13
51% 0.42 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 106%
Seagate ST3750640AS 750GB-$63
101GB free
Firmware: 3.AFM Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
16.6% Very poor
Read 46.2
Write 11.7
Mixed 17.6
19% 25.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.22
52% 0.35 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 16.6%
Great: 43%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$63
80GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 137
Write 13.4
Mixed 23.9
42% 58.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.17
4K Write 0.59
4K Mixed 0.36
100% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
30.8% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 9.6
28% 9.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 9.3
23% 7.9 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 30.8%
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 PRO Builds (Compare 525 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $205
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