Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 59.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A99X EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140403
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 01:52
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$117
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
59.8% Above average
SC Int 88.2
SC Float 75.8
SC Mixed 81.3
65% 81.8 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 290
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 448
MC Mixed 514
75% 497 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 287
Reflection 148
Parallax 192
78% 209 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 172
Splatting 126
63% 146 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
466GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 159
Mixed 134
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.22
98% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
306GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 143
Write 131
Mixed 120
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.24
88% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 106%
Mass Storage Device 320GB
262GB free, PID 6116
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
17.5% Very poor
Read 37
Write 35.7
Mixed 11.7
34% 28.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.17
54% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
46.4% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 16.1
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 12.7
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 70%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A99X EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 3,532 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $931
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