Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 56.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics74.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 03:10
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-8370-$149
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
56.2% Above average
SC Int 79.1
SC Float 73.2
SC Mixed 75.6
61% 76 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 273
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 494
70% 463 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Gainward(10B0 100A) 3GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
74.5% Very good
Lighting 208
Reflection 176
Parallax 296
74% 227 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 226
Splatting 117
75% 169 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 81%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
46GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 478
Write 364
Mixed 383
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 26.7
112% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 25
47% 93.8 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$162
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
54.7% Above average
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 20
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 13.9
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 88%
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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 10,748 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: 56% - Above average Total price: $776
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