Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 60.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics155% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.3% 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)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '18 at 03:21
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.8% Good
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 72.9
SC Mixed 78.7
63% 79.1 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 304
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 437
MC Mixed 501
73% 483 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan Xp
Nvidia(10DE 11DF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Lighting 430
Reflection 478
Parallax 601
152% 503 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 524
Splatting 287
156% 353 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 155%
Great: 190%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 493
Write 384
Mixed 401
95% 426 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 21.2
112% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 38.3
DQ Write 61.5
DQ Mixed 21.2
24% 40.4 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 126%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
56GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 493
Write 323
Mixed 339
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 16.3
96% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 36
DQ Write 51.2
DQ Mixed 16.6
20% 34.6 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
55.3% Above average
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.8
32% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 79%
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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 15,327 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: 83% - Excellent Total price: $558
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