Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 55.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 (55%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130711
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 18:58
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 55%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$60
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
55.8% Above average
SC Int 75.6
SC Float 73.4
SC Mixed 77.4
60% 75.5 Pts
QC Int 283
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 264
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 512
75% 496 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1635 MHz, MLim: 1802 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Lighting 233
Reflection 199
Parallax 220
71% 217 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 212
Splatting 143
74% 172 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
585GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 91 80 68 51 63 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 119
Write 107
Mixed 69
SusWrite 71.4
67% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
212% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
47.1% Average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 16.6
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 13.7
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 73%
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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 R2.0 Builds (Compare 18,326 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: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $424
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