Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory20.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 10:25
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-8350-$85
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63% Good
SC Int 92.6
SC Float 80.4
SC Mixed 86
69% 86.3 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 305
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 558
MC Float 479
MC Mixed 544
79% 527 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2017 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 202
Parallax 212
71% 218 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 211
Splatting 165
75% 174 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
265GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 147
Write 131
Mixed 118
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.17
64% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT102464BD160B.M16 CT102464BD160B.M16 Kingston KHX2133C11D3/4GX Kingston KHX2133C11D3/4GX 24GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
8192, 8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
40.7% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 13.1
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 11.3
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
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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 16,931 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $539
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