Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 54.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics37.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 18:45
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
54.6% Above average
SC Int 78.1
SC Float 70.3
SC Mixed 73.2
59% 73.9 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 239
QC Mixed 269
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 447
65% 434 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
37.9% Below average
Lighting 123
Reflection 93.9
Parallax 94.9
35% 104 fps
MRender 80.6
Gravity 117
Splatting 79.5
40% 92.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$44
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 372
Write 275
Mixed 272
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 12.8
74% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 19.6
DQ Write 90.5
DQ Mixed 16
24% 42 MB/s
Poor: 36% Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
210GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 100 102 103 104 103 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 167
Write 163
Mixed 65.3
SusWrite 102
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
29.1% Poor
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 9.1
27% 9.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 8
24% 8.33 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 76%
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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 15,349 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: 83% - Excellent Total price: $558
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