Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics79.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 18:47
Run Duration260 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
69.9% Good
Memory 90.8
1-Core 78.6
2-Core 132
64% 100 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 440
45% 353 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Lighting 330
Reflection 257
Parallax 316
87% 301 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 285
Splatting 194
80% 236 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
282GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 306 308 303 307 305 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 433
Write 337
Mixed 384
SusWrite 306
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 32.2
129% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 32.1
71% 142 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 84%
Great: 130%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$109
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 100 100 95 98 102 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 96.4
Write 73.4
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 97.6
54% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 87%
WD WD5000AAVS-00ZTB0 500GB
12GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 40 40 40 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
22.4% Poor
Read 37
Write 28.7
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 40.5
25% 34.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 48%
Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 68 67 70 70 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 128
Write 132
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 68.7
73% 99.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 70%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$109
859GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 124 124 121 121 125 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
61% Good
Read 91
Write 90.1
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 121
70% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ8GX3M1A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
46.5% Average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 15.5
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 17,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $258

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