Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 49.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive41.6% 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 01:06
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$53
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
49.4% Average
SC Int 68.1
SC Float 66.5
SC Mixed 68.5
54% 67.7 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 247
53% 235 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 334
49% 327 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$234
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 207
Parallax 240
71% 223 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 212
Splatting 174
76% 178 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 64GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 46 43 44 40 38 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 412
Write 67.2
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 43.6
30% 139 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 8.8
71% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 67.8
DQ Write 37.2
DQ Mixed 8.7
18% 37.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 55%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
141GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 86 85 85 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 118
Write 107
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 85.7
71% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT51264BA160B.C16F 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
34.7% Below average
MC Read 12.3
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 10.4
32% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 10
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 62%
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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 15,977 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $461
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