Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 46.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics27.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive103% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131212
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 15 '19 at 20:58
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
46.3% Average
1-Core 59.8
2-Core 151
48% 105 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 488
48% 380 Pts
64-Core 489
33% 489 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
PowerColor(148C 2336) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.2.2
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
27.4% Poor
Lighting 106
Reflection 80.1
Parallax 151
28% 112 fps
MRender 64.1
Gravity 103
Splatting 94
28% 86.9 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$76
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 286 275 285 285 280 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 458
Mixed 368
SusWrite 299
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 52.1
170% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 260
195% 261 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 103%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
45GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 173 172 173 170 173 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 134
Mixed 81.9
SusWrite 172
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 114%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$80
178GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 75 75 76 76 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 79.6
Write 72.8
Mixed 59.2
SusWrite 75
53% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
53.4% Above average
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 18.9
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.8
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 70%
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 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 13,697 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $425
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