Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics154% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive56% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateDec 11 '17 at 05:40
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-9590-$86
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
61% Good
SC Int 94.7
SC Float 77.8
SC Mixed 84.3
68% 85.6 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 293
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 455
MC Mixed 533
79% 524 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 61%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Lighting 367
Reflection 445
Parallax 621
142% 478 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 538
Splatting 291
162% 366 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 154%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
422GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 446
Write 247
Mixed 261
70% 318 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 13.5
92% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 14.6
44% 96.4 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 89%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
57GB free
Firmware: DXT07B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
56% Above average
Read 476
Write 129
Mixed 185
57% 263 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 8.41
78% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 8.72
47% 108 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 56%
Great: 67%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
266GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 133
Write 137
Mixed 127
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.32
104% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 105%
Innostor Ext. HDD 1TB
323GB free, PID 0621
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Read 81.4
Write 81.8
Mixed 77.1
103% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.19
61% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
50.1% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 17.6
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 13.2
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $776
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