Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 56.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics58.4% 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 Drive67.2% 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130410
Uptime1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 15:37
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$114
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
56.7% Above average
SC Int 85.3
SC Float 73.5
SC Mixed 77.5
63% 78.8 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 274
62% 271 Pts
MC Int 473
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 493
67% 444 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
MSI(1462 3085) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 948 MHz, MLim: 1187 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Lighting 179
Reflection 136
Parallax 225
61% 180 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 144
Splatting 158
57% 136 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme II 240GB-$105
144GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 412
Write 417
Mixed 384
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 13.5
80% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.3
DQ Write 50.7
DQ Mixed 11.4
16% 29.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
543GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 214
Write 158
Mixed 153
131% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.3
89% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown Team-Elite-1333 Corsair CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10 16GB
1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 15.7
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 12.1
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
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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 R2.0 Builds (Compare 2,161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $684
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