Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 51.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 08:16
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$106
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
51.2% Above average
SC Int 78.1
SC Float 66.1
SC Mixed 71.7
58% 72 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 247
56% 245 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 373
MC Mixed 424
61% 404 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
Device(0000 0000) 3GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2127 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 191
Parallax 207
67% 206 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 211
Splatting 164
76% 177 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
37GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 478
Write 320
Mixed 330
83% 376 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 15.8
91% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 35.2
DQ Write 96.3
DQ Mixed 15.8
26% 49.1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 94%
Crucial BX100 250GB-$120
18GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 504
Write 351
Mixed 416
94% 424 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 28.4
95% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 67
70% 114 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 15.4
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 77.6
52% 77.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 62%
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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 14,131 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $582
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