Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 59.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics58.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.6% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:15
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-6300-$70
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
59.6% Above average
SC Int 91.1
SC Float 76.7
SC Mixed 83.9
67% 83.9 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 295
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 415
MC Float 354
MC Mixed 407
59% 392 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$230
CLim: 1255 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Lighting 166
Reflection 167
Parallax 221
58% 185 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 155
Splatting 122
59% 138 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT250MX500SSD1 250GB
190GB free
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 514
Write 372
Mixed 401
95% 429 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 25.2
104% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 97.5
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 50.8
54% 88.8 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
111GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 148
Write 141
Mixed 118
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.32
118% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83%
Great: 105%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$39
72GB free
Firmware: CR100-10 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Read 52.8
Write 69.4
Mixed 57.8
45% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.38
87% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. KHX1600C9D3/4GX BLS4G3D169DS1J.8FE 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.6% Average
MC Read 20
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 16.6
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 12.6
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 48%
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 10,711 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: 59% - Above average Total price: $739
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