Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 47.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 9 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:30
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-8320E-$105
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
47.5% Average
SC Int 66
SC Float 56.4
SC Mixed 61
49% 61.1 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 238
53% 235 Pts
MC Int 397
MC Float 349
MC Mixed 397
57% 381 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
24.4% Poor
Lighting 73
Reflection 48.4
Parallax 73.3
23% 64.9 fps
MRender 56.4
Gravity 76.1
Splatting 43.5
26% 58.7 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS2754D117-488 240GB
175GB free
Firmware: CS211101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 494
Write 294
Mixed 309
81% 366 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 50.5
4K Mixed 29.4
100% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 71.1
74% 120 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 94%
Hynix HFS128G32MNM 128GB
23GB free
Firmware: 11700A00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 361
Write 227
Mixed 151
54% 247 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 11.3
66% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 52.9
69% 124 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 68%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
183GB 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)
79.2% Very good
Read 133
Write 143
Mixed 103
94% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.34
122% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4GBH1X04F1AA28-15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
48.1% Average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 11.3
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 13,374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $620
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