Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 52.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics60.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81% 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.
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 (85%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateJun 22 '19 at 09:03
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 85%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
52.6% Above average
1-Core 79.2
2-Core 150
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 508
50% 399 Pts
64-Core 518
35% 518 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.6.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.7% Good
Lighting 220
Reflection 190
Parallax 321
58% 244 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 224
Splatting 136
61% 172 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$244
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 409 422 194 187 187 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 402
Write 399
Mixed 343
SusWrite 287
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 34.2
116% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 259
193% 257 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81%
Great: 99%
WD WD6000HLHX-01JJPV0 600GB
540GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 133 134 137 137 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 142
Write 128
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 134
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.4
256% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
28.4% Poor
MC Read 9.7
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 8.2
26% 8.93 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 9.2
25% 8.7 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 71%
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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 27,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $557
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