Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 65.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics80.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 18:10
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$70
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
65.5% Good
SC Int 89.3
SC Float 55.6
SC Mixed 84.5
61% 76.5 Pts
QC Int 347
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 327
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 570
MC Float 483
MC Mixed 554
81% 535 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2139 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Lighting 250
Reflection 224
Parallax 243
76% 239 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 237
Splatting 185
84% 195 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 85 86 81 93 69 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 241
Write 122
Mixed 174
SusWrite 83.7
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 34.8
129% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 86
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 95.5
74% 100 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
270GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 137 138 137 137 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 142
Mixed 88
SusWrite 137
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
53.3% Above average
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 18.6
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 13.4
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 72%
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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 17,423 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: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $478
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