Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics40.8% 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 Drive87.5% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:24
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$81
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.75 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
69.2% Good
SC Int 95.7
SC Float 82.9
SC Mixed 89.4
72% 89.3 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 344
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 600
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 591
85% 563 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
MSI(1462 2847) 2GB
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1702 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.86
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
40.8% Average
Lighting 107
Reflection 84.3
Parallax 132
36% 108 fps
MRender 97.1
Gravity 127
Splatting 83.5
44% 103 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 120GB-$203
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X312
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 151 162 154 152 154 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 496
Write 291
Mixed 263
SusWrite 147
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 42.1
153% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 204
167% 239 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 93%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$90
148GB free
Firmware: X312
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 377 254 212 215 211 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 451
Mixed 329
SusWrite 248
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 44.4
159% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 235
184% 254 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
58.5% Above average
MC Read 25
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 21
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.2
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 73%
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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 14,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $518
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