Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics74.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive43% 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
16 months ago, 16 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateApr 03 '19 at 10:29
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$278
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
62.7% Good
Memory 83.9
1-Core 65.4
2-Core 120
57% 89.7 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 391
39% 308 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
74.3% Very good
Lighting 264
Reflection 241
Parallax 233
69% 246 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 273
Splatting 218
75% 229 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 48 56 6 40 73 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
43% Average
Read 423
Write 102
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 40.2
31% 143 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 23.5
4K Mixed 17.5
62% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 80.9
DQ Mixed 41.9
47% 79.7 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43%
Great: 55%
Seagate ST31000322CS 1TB-$250
171GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 103 103 106 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 104
67% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 60%
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 500GB
129GB free, PID 5031
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 71 71 72 73 72 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
30.1% Below average
Read 71.5
Write 70.5
Mixed 37
SusWrite 71.5
84% 62.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
70% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/4G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/4G 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
47.1% Average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 16.8
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 2,938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $565
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