Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 57.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics17% 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 Drive53.3% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121107
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:19
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$86
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
57.1% Above average
SC Int 82.9
SC Float 69.5
SC Mixed 78.9
62% 77.1 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 247
QC Mixed 274
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 509
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 495
72% 480 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
17% Very poor
Lighting 49.3
Reflection 42.8
Parallax 71.3
18% 54.5 fps
MRender 28.4
Gravity 45.8
Splatting 42.8
16% 39 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 17%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 424
Write 147
Mixed 171
54% 247 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 14.1
76% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 40.3
51% 89.7 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
931GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 172
Mixed 156
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.24
4K Write 2.75
4K Mixed 0.35
141% 1.44 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$92
157GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 89
Write 114
Mixed 133
85% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.51
138% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 993995 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
49.3% Average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 17
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 14.4
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 100%
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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 16,938 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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $541
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