Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 56.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics60.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:00
Run Duration270 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 above expectations (60th percentile)
56.2% Above average
SC Int 76.9
SC Float 72.8
SC Mixed 76.4
60% 75.4 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 271
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 497
73% 482 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
60.9% Good
Lighting 186
Reflection 172
Parallax 186
58% 181 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 172
Splatting 119
63% 147 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Spark 256GB
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM10.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 413
Write 430
Mixed 430
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 9
98% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 7.99
44% 99.6 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 89%
Hitachi HDS5C3030ALA630 3TB-$233
3TB free
Firmware: MEAOA5C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 113
Write 109
Mixed 111
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 0.17
4K Mixed 0.24
55% 0.34 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 69%
Hitachi HDS721010DLE630 1TB-$150
318GB free
Firmware: MS2OA5R0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 118
Write 117
Mixed 119
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.18
72% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2133 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
55.2% Above average
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 20.1
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 15.1
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 81%
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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%
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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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