Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics82.7% 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 Drive102% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '19 at 23:08
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-8350-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.9% Good
SC Int 86.1
SC Float 77.5
SC Mixed 81.7
65% 81.8 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 314
70% 306 Pts
MC Int 457
MC Float 394
MC Mixed 453
65% 435 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$216
CLim: 1560 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.6.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Lighting 236
Reflection 208
Parallax 346
85% 264 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 240
Splatting 150
81% 185 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 271 274 274 281 281 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 453
Mixed 385
SusWrite 293
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 51.3
171% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 261
196% 262 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 202 210 210 209 210 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$25
465GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 122 123 123 123 123 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 115
Write 106
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 122
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
38.6% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 13
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 81.8
49% 81.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 66%
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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 22,043 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $540
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