Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 59%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive80.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:15
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
59% Above average
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 72.1
SC Mixed 79.8
62% 78.1 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 285
63% 276 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 525
76% 504 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$87
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 525
Write 484
Mixed 481
111% 497 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 13.7
79% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 60.7
72% 126 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 110%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$54
797GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 97.4
Write 67.4
Mixed 78.5
61% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.21
70% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
347GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 129
Write 121
Mixed 131
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
54.3% Above average
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 18.2
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 15.5
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 64%
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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%
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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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $541
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