Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.51% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
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.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '19 at 21:57
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 50%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6100-$54
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Memory 74.3
1-Core 53
2-Core 98.9
49% 75.4 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 225
26% 197 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 610
EVGA(3842 2615) 1GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 250 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
1.51% Terrible
Lighting 6.9
Reflection 6.9
Parallax 5.8
2% 6.53 fps
MRender 5.1
Gravity 5.1
Splatting 4.2
2% 4.8 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.51%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
881GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 137 159 165 171 170 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 129
Write 151
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 157
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-040.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
22.5% Poor
MC Read 6.9
MC Write 7.3
MC Mixed 7.3
20% 7.17 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 5.8
SC Mixed 7.4
18% 6.37 GB/s
Latency 91.8
44% 91.8 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 30%
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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 31,089 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $571
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