Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 45.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics21.5% 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 Drive103% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131106
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:41
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-8300-$80
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
45.4% Average
SC Int 72.2
SC Float 61.1
SC Mixed 64.7
53% 66 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 216
50% 220 Pts
MC Int 395
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 380
56% 370 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
21.5% Poor
Lighting 67.3
Reflection 44.3
Parallax 65.9
21% 59.2 fps
MRender 54.1
Gravity 60.3
Splatting 38.9
22% 51.1 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21.5%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$310
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 393 338 399 408 337 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 434
Mixed 391
SusWrite 382
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 48
156% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 258
194% 259 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 1866 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
41.6% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 14.4
42% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 10.7
26% 9.07 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 53%
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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 8,070 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $441
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