Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed 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 57.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics70.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive48.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:46
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 38%

 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-8350-$87
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
57.3% Above average
SC Int 81.2
SC Float 76.5
SC Mixed 76.9
63% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 280
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 490
71% 473 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
70.8% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 197
Parallax 208
67% 209 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 205
Splatting 166
74% 172 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$109
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 375
Write 167
Mixed 211
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 9.28
65% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 92.2
DQ Write 96.2
DQ Mixed 13.8
32% 67.4 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
861GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 180
Mixed 164
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.32
86% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
38.3% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 13.2
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 11.1
27% 9.3 GB/s
Latency 85.7
47% 85.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 62%
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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 9,190 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: 83% - Excellent Total price: $432
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