Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 49.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics58.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive57.2% 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 (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateApr 18 '19 at 11:27
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$99
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
49.4% Average
1-Core 73.9
2-Core 145
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 496
48% 387 Pts
64-Core 482
32% 482 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Lighting 240
Reflection 201
Parallax 215
61% 219 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 205
Splatting 167
55% 173 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$139
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2306RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 184 183 168 177 155 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 428
Write 259
Mixed 142
SusWrite 178
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 17.9
80% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 55.1
DQ Mixed 58.8
58% 96.9 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$29
54GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 66 64 62 63 63 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 83.5
Write 84.5
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 63.8
54% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BD160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
48.1% Average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 16.6
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.1%
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 R2.0 Builds (Compare 24,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $498
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