Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
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 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 48.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics42.1% 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 Drive64.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 04:58
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 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-6300-$57
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
48.9% Average
SC Int 69.1
SC Float 62.6
SC Mixed 66.4
53% 66 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 247
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 348
MC Float 295
MC Mixed 334
49% 326 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.300.1025.1001
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
42.1% Average
Lighting 125
Reflection 80.6
Parallax 190
46% 132 fps
MRender 62.1
Gravity 121
Splatting 89
39% 90.7 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP S600 120GB
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HC0719C1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 349 379 388 390 395 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 370
Write 389
Mixed 367
SusWrite 375
85% 375 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 17.4
69% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 82.6
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 34.5
51% 91.8 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 146 147 146 151 151 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 158
Write 144
Mixed 104
SusWrite 148
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 1600 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 8GB
1066, 1066 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
38.3% Below average
MC Read 15
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 12.4
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 10.3
26% 8.97 GB/s
Latency 81.8
49% 81.8 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 39%
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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 14,410 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: $519
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