Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 46.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics41.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive40.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 05:55
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-6300-$65
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
46.4% Average
SC Int 73.8
SC Float 71.7
SC Mixed 76.3
59% 73.9 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 210
50% 220 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 286
MC Mixed 331
48% 319 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 2962) 2GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
41.5% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 114
Parallax 127
41% 126 fps
MRender 83.2
Gravity 122
Splatting 82.1
42% 95.9 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$54
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 101 99 86 88 125 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
40.1% Average
Read 259
Write 329
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 111
43% 193 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 0.1
58% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 29
61% 124 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
474GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 100 99 99 99 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 102
Write 97.4
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 97.6
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF25664AZ-1G6M1 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
47.1% Average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 17.4
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 13.2
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 8,875 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $486
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