Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 50.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics24.6% 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 Drive80.9% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (79%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:06
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 79%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-8320E-$99
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
50.9% Above average
SC Int 51.7
SC Float 58
SC Mixed 65.6
47% 58.4 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 254
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 434
63% 417 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6950-$290
Asus(1043 03BA) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
24.6% Poor
Lighting 89
Reflection 55.8
Parallax 76.4
26% 73.7 fps
MRender 39.2
Gravity 64.8
Splatting 63.6
24% 55.9 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 27%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
84GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 481
Write 381
Mixed 401
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 30.1
110% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 49.3
51% 84.3 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 14.7
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 11.6
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 79%
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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 3,297 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: $615
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