Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 58.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics157% 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 Drive133% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 20 '17 at 15:07
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$95
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
58.4% Above average
SC Int 84.1
SC Float 74.6
SC Mixed 77.5
63% 78.7 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 284
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 471
MC Mixed 521
77% 510 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$728
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 479
Parallax 627
153% 509 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 538
Splatting 283
160% 361 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 157%
Great: 179%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
AMD 2+0 Stripe/RAID0 495GB
361GB free
Firmware: 1.10
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
133% Outstanding
Read 951
Write 883
Mixed 914
205% 916 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 27.5
128% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 41.4
DQ Write 71.9
DQ Mixed 25.5
28% 46.2 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 20.9
58% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 16
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 72%
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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 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $568
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