Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
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 55.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics15.7% 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)
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime9.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 00:34
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU8%

 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-6300-$64
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
55.9% Above average
SC Int 86.1
SC Float 72.3
SC Mixed 79.1
63% 79.2 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 278
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 339
MC Mixed 369
55% 366 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$270
Gigabyte(1458 22F9) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
15.7% Very poor
Lighting 48.7
Reflection 39.8
Parallax 64.2
17% 50.9 fps
MRender 26
Gravity 47.3
Splatting 27.7
15% 33.7 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 15.7%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
123GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
100GB free
Firmware: CC41
!4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 113
Write 84
Mixed 65.3
65% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.14
47% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB-$20
2GB free, PID 5583
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 137
Write 61.7
Mixed 68.5
100% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.75
109% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 20
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 16
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 12.3
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.5%
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 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 3,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $614
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