Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 51.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics71.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory1.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 10:30
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$79
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
51.5% Above average
SC Int 76.2
SC Float 65.1
SC Mixed 68.4
56% 69.9 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 255
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 373
MC Mixed 424
62% 413 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 204
Parallax 220
69% 216 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 208
Splatting 159
74% 172 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
492GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 221
Write 170
Mixed 164
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.23
98% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 112%
Great: 107%
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 (46th percentile)
47.4% Average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 15.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 10.8
28% 9.77 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 67%
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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 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $558
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