Asus M5A97

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 19%
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation 22%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 37.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics16.6% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121025
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 16:28
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-4100-$110
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
37.2% Below average
1-Core 63.5
2-Core 118
43% 90.6 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 190
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
Poor: 22%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$90
Zotac(19DA 1352) 1GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
16.6% Very poor
Lighting 64.9
Reflection 40.6
Parallax 61.6
17% 55.7 fps
MRender 50
Gravity 65.3
Splatting 36.9
17% 50.7 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 16.6%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$20
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 98 97 82 59 45 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 115
Write 103
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 77
66% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 77%
Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB
136GB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 28 29 23 14 25 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Read 30
Write 27.7
Mixed 26
SusWrite 24.1
36% 26.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
57% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 32GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
25.2% Poor
MC Read 8.3
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 7.3
23% 7.93 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 8
22% 7.53 GB/s
Latency 80.1
50% 80.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 99%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 Builds (Compare 3,263 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 30%
Desktop 49%
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $474
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