Asus M5A97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 53%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics71.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (67%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121025
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 11:52
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 67%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-8320-$95
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
53% Above average
SC Int 76.8
SC Float 70.4
SC Mixed 73.3
59% 73.5 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 260
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 361
MC Mixed 403
59% 393 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 53%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 194
Parallax 208
68% 209 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 210
Splatting 164
75% 174 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 3,549
Write 3,054
Mixed 2,997
713% 3,200 MB/s
4K Read 217
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 148
590% 167 MB/s
DQ Read 555
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 469
348% 465 MB/s
Poor: 70% Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
75GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 278 278 276 276 276 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 292
Mixed 400
SusWrite 287
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 46.4
156% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 184
157% 230 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96%
Great: 118%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$89
1TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 171 173 173 174 171 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 77.2
Write 115
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 172
71% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.1
380% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$35
466GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 123 125 125 125 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 115
Write 118
Mixed 60
SusWrite 124
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 69%
WD Elements 1TB
622GB free, PID 1078
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 96 97 98 96 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
41.5% Average
Read 95.5
Write 92.8
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 96.5
112% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
107% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
49.1% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 13.1
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 Builds (Compare 2,704 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: 74% - Very good Total price: $632
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