Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 58.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics27% 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 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 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)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 07:56
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-6300-$60
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
58.1% Above average
SC Int 88.2
SC Float 75.8
SC Mixed 81.9
66% 82 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 291
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 372
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 366
54% 358 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
27% Poor
Lighting 77.8
Reflection 75.6
Parallax 99.2
26% 84.2 fps
MRender 55.7
Gravity 69
Splatting 71.7
27% 65.5 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 27%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD1600AABS-00PRA0 160GB
47GB free
Firmware: 05.06H05 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
32% Below average
Read 48.7
Write 62.7
Mixed 50.5
41% 54 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.34
70% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 32%
Great: 54%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
68GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 140
Write 21.6
Mixed 61.1
55% 74.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.28
118% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-020.A00LF 99U5584-005.A00LF 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
48% Average
MC Read 20
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 13.2
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 48%
Great: 56%
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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 13,966 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $616
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