Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 46.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics64.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime3.4 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 00:52
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-8320-$89
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
46.6% Average
SC Int 63.3
SC Float 57.4
SC Mixed 62.6
49% 61.1 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 183
QC Mixed 229
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 384
MC Float 340
MC Mixed 384
56% 369 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$219
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
64.1% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 168
Parallax 182
59% 182 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 186
Splatting 143
68% 158 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 507K Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 417
Write 145
Mixed 163
53% 242 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 10
73% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 9.62
44% 97.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
773GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 175
Mixed 180
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.23
72% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 114%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
195GB free
Firmware: CR10 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 62.3
Write 99.2
Mixed 77.7
60% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.41
104% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
31.3% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 9.6
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 8.2
20% 7.13 GB/s
Latency 81.8
49% 81.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 61%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 16,972 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: 86% - Excellent Total price: $534
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback