Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 60.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics99.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.8% 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
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 03:14
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$80
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
60.2% Good
SC Int 86.4
SC Float 64.7
SC Mixed 79.9
62% 77 Pts
QC Int 342
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 295
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 454
MC Mixed 524
76% 504 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Lighting 305
Reflection 292
Parallax 302
94% 299 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 285
Splatting 231
103% 241 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba Q Series Pro 128GB-$66
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JTRA0102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 216 97 109 135 215 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 489
Write 212
Mixed 426
SusWrite 192
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 38
126% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 245
184% 247 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 108%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
19GB free
Firmware: DXT08B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 130 130 130 130 130 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 478
Write 125
Mixed 134
SusWrite 130
47% 217 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 20.2
106% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 47.3
71% 136 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 74%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$419
138GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 433 435 452 451 448 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 456
Mixed 404
SusWrite 437
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 49.4
167% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 241
186% 254 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 110%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
38.4% Below average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 9.8
27% 9.33 GB/s
Latency 81.4
49% 81.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 63%
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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 17,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $548
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