Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 53%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.5% 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 Drive35.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 23:05
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-8320-$106
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
53% Above average
SC Int 79
SC Float 70.4
SC Mixed 76.3
60% 75.2 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 251
56% 245 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 448
65% 431 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 53%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$170
XFX(1682 9270) 2GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.11.4
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
31.5% Below average
Lighting 99
Reflection 77.9
Parallax 126
34% 101 fps
MRender 53.6
Gravity 80.6
Splatting 79.1
30% 71.1 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
49GB free
Firmware: 520ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
35.5% Below average
Read 384
Write 77.3
Mixed 121
42% 194 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 11.5
4K Mixed 9.17
44% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 72.6
DQ Write 31.3
DQ Mixed 18.1
22% 40.6 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 64%
WD WD20EURS-63S48Y0 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 109
Write 100
Mixed 85
73% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.35
4K Mixed 0.19
50% 0.35 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 76%
Hitachi HDS721616PLA380 160GB-$46
10GB free
Firmware: P22OABEA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
31% Below average
Read 56.4
Write 51.6
Mixed 34.7
35% 47.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.38
4K Mixed 0.23
50% 0.34 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
51.2% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 18.1
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.9
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 6,257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $591
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