Asus M5A97 PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 48.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics33.8% 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 Drive68% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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
7 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150423
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateApr 21 '19 at 22:15
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 as expected (53rd percentile)
48.5% Average
1-Core 71.6
2-Core 148
51% 110 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 537
49% 402 Pts
64-Core 538
36% 538 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$135
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
33.8% Below average
Lighting 137
Reflection 133
Parallax 175
36% 148 fps
MRender 99
Gravity 120
Splatting 83.8
34% 101 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M5S 128GB-$75
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 193 196 193 192 180 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
68% Good
Read 434
Write 208
Mixed 225
SusWrite 191
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 25.8
93% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 123
122% 197 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
645GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 179 182 182 182 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 61.5
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 180
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL9 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
24% Poor
MC Read 7.8
MC Write 7.7
MC Mixed 6.6
21% 7.37 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 8.3
22% 7.63 GB/s
Latency 80.7
50% 80.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 24%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 PLUS Builds (Compare 918 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $350
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