Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Gaming 21%
Desktop 50%
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 49.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics16.2% 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 Drive82.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140409
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateApr 16 '19 at 17:43
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
49.6% Average
1-Core 76.2
2-Core 149
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 362
41% 316 Pts
64-Core 409
27% 409 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$90
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
16.2% Very poor
Lighting 59.6
Reflection 45
Parallax 62.2
16% 55.6 fps
MRender 51.9
Gravity 65.4
Splatting 39.8
17% 52.4 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 16.2%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 353 285 287 286 230 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 405
Write 384
Mixed 346
SusWrite 297
81% 358 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 34.9
120% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 203
165% 234 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 111%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
602GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 132 137 139 141 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 151
Write 151
Mixed 122
SusWrite 137
104% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
31.1% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 10.2
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 7.6
21% 7.37 GB/s
Latency 94
42% 94 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 62%
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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 13,638 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 27%
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $418
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