Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics0.13% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '19 at 01:23
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
70.7% Very good
Memory 89.6
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 135
63% 99.5 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 462
47% 371 Pts
64-Core 460
31% 460 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 7300 GS
Device(0000 0000) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 309.8
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.13% Terrible
Lighting 0.3
Reflection 0.31
Parallax 0.12
0% 0.24 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.13%
Great: 0%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 88 84 78 81 81 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
55% Above average
Read 410
Write 107
Mixed 114
SusWrite 85.4
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 53.7
4K Mixed 17.1
87% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 46.2
67% 130 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 55%
Great: 74%
Seagate ST3160812AS 160GB-$27
148GB free
Firmware: 3.ADH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 69 70 71 71 71 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 70.5
Write 66.2
Mixed 49
SusWrite 70.1
47% 63.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX 99U5471-002.A00LF 6GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 2048 MB
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
27.1% Poor
MC Read 10.2
MC Write 9
MC Mixed 7.1
25% 8.77 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 4.2
SC Mixed 7.3
17% 6.07 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 27.1%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 12,359 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $448
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