Asus M5A97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 45.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.3% 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
12 days ago, 11 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121025
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:03
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-6100-$54
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
45.8% Average
SC Int 66.6
SC Float 62.2
SC Mixed 64.4
52% 64.4 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 228
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 314
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 309
45% 299 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 193
Parallax 206
67% 207 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 204
Splatting 162
73% 171 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
129GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 482
Write 368
Mixed 395
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 31.8
116% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 90.5
DQ Mixed 49.4
54% 90.7 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 114%
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
267GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 129
Write 111
Mixed 115
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.29
89% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
47% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 12.6
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 47%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M5A97 Builds (Compare 2,134 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $656
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