Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
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 51%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics42.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive49% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 9 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:36
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 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-6350 Six-Core-$115
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
51% Above average
SC Int 79.1
SC Float 67.2
SC Mixed 70.7
58% 72.3 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 229
QC Mixed 254
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 355
MC Float 308
MC Mixed 357
51% 340 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 132
Reflection 82.6
Parallax 176
46% 130 fps
MRender 63.4
Gravity 122
Splatting 90.1
40% 92 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Drevo X1 SSD 240GB
35GB free
Firmware: P0510D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
49% Average
Read 369
Write 119
Mixed 157
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 16.4
84% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 60.3
DQ Mixed 18.2
22% 36.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 49%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
722GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 166
Mixed 106
112% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.18
90% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
31.2% Below average
MC Read 10.3
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 9.3
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 10.2
27% 9.37 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 61%
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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 13,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $626
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