Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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 74.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics41.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive94.7% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory29.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '19 at 18:16
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU2%

 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-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Memory 91.7
1-Core 83.4
2-Core 167
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 542
53% 424 Pts
64-Core 544
36% 544 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2825) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
41.2% Average
Lighting 128
Reflection 102
Parallax 179
34% 136 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 150
Splatting 84.6
42% 117 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 264 276 273 234 229 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 456
Mixed 388
SusWrite 244
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 48.1
161% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 181
148% 211 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 116%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$46
775GB free
Firmware: AX1P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 109 109 110 107 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 106
63% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 62%
WD Green 2TB (2010)-$94
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 107 107 107 107 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 115
Write 114
Mixed 87
SusWrite 104
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 68%
Seagate ST310005 28AS 1TB
748GB free
Firmware: CC3E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 104 105 102 101 102 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 110
Write 88.7
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 100
68% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
173% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
51.1% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 18
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.8
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 5,450 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $436
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