Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 58.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics62.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive48.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:44
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$118
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
58.8% Above average
SC Int 87.9
SC Float 72
SC Mixed 80.7
64% 80.2 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 282
64% 280 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 517
75% 497 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
62.1% Good
Lighting 186
Reflection 140
Parallax 249
65% 192 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 158
Splatting 160
60% 144 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$50
5GB free
Firmware: 527ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 417
Write 121
Mixed 153
50% 230 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 11.4
69% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 94.5
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 33.3
46% 82.3 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 64%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$55
161GB free
Firmware: 0001DEM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 68
Write 72.4
Mixed 62.1
51% 67.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.18
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.12
28% 0.24 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-10666CL9-2GBXL F3-12800CL9-4GBXL F3-10666CL9-2GBXL F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 12GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
36.9% Below average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 12.4
37% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 10.3
25% 8.83 GB/s
Latency 80.3
50% 80.3 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 62%
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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 9,530 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $587
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