Asus M5A97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 60.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics47.3% 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 Drive45.4% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
22 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121025
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 05:39
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$65
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
60.3% Good
SC Int 84.7
SC Float 74
SC Mixed 78.5
63% 79.1 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 301
68% 300 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 441
MC Mixed 496
72% 482 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2825) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
47.3% Average
Lighting 127
Reflection 101
Parallax 163
43% 130 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 147
Splatting 82.8
50% 115 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 50 148 127 4.4 21 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 424
Write 323
Mixed 295
SusWrite 98.6
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 32.2
4K Mixed 14.8
60% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 74.9
DQ Mixed 40.1
44% 74.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
917GB free
Firmware: JC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 118 120 121 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 121
Write 122
Mixed 65.1
SusWrite 119
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 69%
General UDisk 16GB
13GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.7 7.8 5.6 6.7 5.8 5.8 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
2.89% Terrible
Read 1.5
Write 1.5
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 6
7% 4.68 MB/s
4K Read 5.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
22% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.89%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
50.4% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 17.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 52%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 Builds (Compare 2,343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $597
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