Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 49.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics67.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140318
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '18 at 06:39
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$85
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
49.8% Average
SC Int 82.2
SC Float 71.1
SC Mixed 75.2
61% 76.2 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 240
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 326
MC Float 285
MC Mixed 318
47% 310 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
67.6% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 158
Parallax 269
71% 211 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 165
Splatting 179
65% 156 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
96GB 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 (14th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 475
Write 373
Mixed 399
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 22.1
120% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 37.9
DQ Write 66.8
DQ Mixed 32.1
30% 45.6 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
391GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 85.9
Write 74.6
Mixed 75.4
59% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.24
83% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 86%
Lexar JumpDrive P20 USB 3.0 64GB-$28
60GB free, PID a212
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 221
Write 131
Mixed 117
181% 156 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 0.66
4K Mixed 0.77
64% 1.84 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D169DS3.16FE 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
48.7% Average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 17.9
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 13.9
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 69.6
57% 69.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.7%
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 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 2,641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $658
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