Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 74.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics38.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
Boot Drive78% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 28 '16 at 22:51
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320-$244
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Memory 93
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 153
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 503
51% 403 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 21.19.137.1
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
38.3% Below average
Lighting 49.1
Reflection 32.9
Parallax 60.7
40% 47.6 fps
MRender 30.8
Gravity 48.2
Splatting 41
37% 40 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 494
Write 405
Mixed 440
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 22.2
88% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 93.1
DQ Mixed 67.9
72% 122 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 183
Mixed 171
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.41
104% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
51.7% Above average
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 18.1
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 13.3
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 69%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 2,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $656
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