Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.3% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:56
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-6100-$211
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
61.5% Good
SC Int 92
SC Float 83
SC Mixed 86.7
70% 87.2 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 304
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 382
MC Mixed 433
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
Device(0000 0000) 3GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2112 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 194
Parallax 210
68% 209 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 217
Splatting 176
79% 184 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB-$70
45GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 459
Write 257
Mixed 261
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 36.5
4K Mixed 12.9
85% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 34.8
DQ Write 83.5
DQ Mixed 12.9
23% 43.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
613GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 156
Write 156
Mixed 138
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.33
89% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown SRT4G86U1-P9H Corsair CML8GX3M2A1600C9 SRT4G86U1-P9H Corsair CML8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.6% Average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 16.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 12.5
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 48%
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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 9,515 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $587
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