Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 49.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive58.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 12:38
Run Duration65 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$84
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
49.2% Average
SC Int 68.7
SC Float 59.2
SC Mixed 61.6
51% 63.2 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 250
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 409
59% 394 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 62%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$83
49GB free
Firmware: M0C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 459
Write 289
Mixed 315
78% 354 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 11.8
72% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24.2
DQ Write 48.7
DQ Mixed 11.7
16% 28.2 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
48.1% Average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.77 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $598
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