Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 44.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics25.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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)
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 19:32
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-8320E-$85
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
44.9% Average
SC Int 68.7
SC Float 63.3
SC Mixed 66.9
53% 66.3 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 196
QC Mixed 209
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 324
MC Mixed 370
54% 360 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 360-$98
CLim: 1060 MHz, MLim: 1625 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.4.1
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
25.5% Poor
Lighting 69.5
Reflection 75.9
Parallax 88.3
24% 77.9 fps
MRender 57.1
Gravity 64
Splatting 73.3
27% 64.8 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 25.5%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 120GB
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 427
Write 290
Mixed 295
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 17
54% 13.6 MB/s
Poor: 32% Great: 53%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
316GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 107 111 111 109 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 122
Write 132
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 110
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 77%
Seagate ST3250820AS 250GB-$24
176GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 55 56 56 54 56 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
35% Below average
Read 67
Write 63.8
Mixed 41.3
SusWrite 54.8
42% 56.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 35%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
33.2% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 9.9
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 8.9
25% 8.67 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.2%
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 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 11,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $327
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