Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 62%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics33.4% 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 Drive67.3% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:49
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-8300-$79
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
62% Good
SC Int 88.3
SC Float 75.3
SC Mixed 79.8
65% 81.1 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 309
71% 311 Pts
MC Int 540
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 534
77% 511 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 62%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$200
CLim: 945 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
33.4% Below average
Lighting 102
Reflection 79.3
Parallax 142
36% 108 fps
MRender 57.6
Gravity 84.6
Splatting 82.6
32% 74.9 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$55
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 420
Write 447
Mixed 450
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 7.29
76% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 25.6
DQ Write 64
DQ Mixed 6.98
16% 32.2 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
838GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 154
Mixed 153
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.23
99% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
35.8% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 10.1
33% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.7
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 39%
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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 16,113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $550
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