Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 39.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics37.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.8% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 25 '19 at 17:11
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
39.4% Below average
SC Int 61.3
SC Float 39.1
SC Mixed 58.2
42% 52.9 Pts
QC Int 205
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 196
43% 190 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 207
MC Mixed 224
33% 218 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$170
CLim: 1260 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.3.3
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
37.4% Below average
Lighting 13.1
Reflection 19.2
Parallax 13.6
4% 15.3 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 172
Splatting 123
62% 144 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$165
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 255 276 116 109 109 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 341
Write 347
Mixed 288
SusWrite 177
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 30.7
4K Mixed 19.4
66% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 58.3
DQ Mixed 32.1
27% 38.9 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
160GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 118 119 119 120 110 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 137
Write 121
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 112
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
51% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 19.7
54% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 12.5
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 74.8
53% 74.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51%
Great: 87%
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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 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 11,526 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $312
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