Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 50.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics22.6% 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 Drive67.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 04:30
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-8320-$89
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
50.5% Above average
SC Int 73.3
SC Float 65.7
SC Mixed 70.1
56% 69.7 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 227
QC Mixed 238
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 406
MC Mixed 472
68% 452 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
MSI(1462 2382) 1GB
CLim: 880 MHz, MLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
22.6% Poor
Lighting 63.2
Reflection 64
Parallax 60.5
19% 62.6 fps
MRender 59.2
Gravity 64.6
Splatting 52.2
25% 58.7 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$57
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 170 58 105 100 53 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 448
Write 399
Mixed 57.4
SusWrite 128
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 29.7
101% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 121
123% 199 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 87%
Kingston SSDNow V+200 Series 120GB
67GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 94 94 89 95 97 MB/s
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.8% Average
Read 176
Write 114
Mixed 130
SusWrite 95.5
29% 129 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 56.5
4K Mixed 28
101% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 122
92% 125 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
327GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 95 98 100 100 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 93.1
Write 44.1
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 96.7
46% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
87% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$38
95GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 53 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
35.4% Below average
Read 68.3
Write 65.9
Mixed 52.1
SusWrite 54.4
44% 60.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
47.8% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 16.4
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 13.4
32% 11 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 71%
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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 17,036 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: $538
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