Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 49.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31% 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 Drive77.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 03:39
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-8320E-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
49.4% Average
SC Int 74.9
SC Float 62.4
SC Mixed 67.1
54% 68.1 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 243
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 421
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 400
59% 390 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$134
CLim: 1196 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
31% Below average
Lighting 86.5
Reflection 79.7
Parallax 117
30% 94.3 fps
MRender 63
Gravity 84.2
Splatting 76.7
32% 74.6 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 31%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$160
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 503
Write 369
Mixed 377
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 19.5
96% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 63.9
71% 120 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
445GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 158
Mixed 158
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.16
77% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
34.3% Below average
MC Read 11.9
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 10.1
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 10.4
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 63%
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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 14,264 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $467
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