Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 40%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics95% 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 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.
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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130711
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 23:24
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-6100-$54
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
40% Below average
SC Int 61.9
SC Float 56.3
SC Mixed 58.1
47% 58.8 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 178
QC Mixed 197
43% 189 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 236
MC Mixed 252
37% 249 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$340
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Lighting 205
Reflection 247
Parallax 376
83% 276 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 288
Splatting 169
104% 239 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 95%
Great: 116%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 103 119 125 129 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 143
Write 135
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 122
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
202% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
44% Average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 16.1
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 11.1
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 44%
Great: 63%
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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 22,044 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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