Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 53.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.3% 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.
Run History
17 days ago, 8 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 21:31
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-6300-$60
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
53.9% Above average
SC Int 77.6
SC Float 69.4
SC Mixed 74.9
59% 74 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 270
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 326
MC Mixed 363
54% 356 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Gigabyte(1458 371A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 201
Parallax 235
71% 221 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 213
Splatting 166
75% 176 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$92
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 220 219 216 220 213 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 447
Write 426
Mixed 359
SusWrite 239
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 49.7
164% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 260
196% 262 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
55.2% Above average
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 20.7
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 13.9
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 20,701 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $457
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