Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics95.3% 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 Drive78.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131210
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 13 '19 at 13:16
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Memory 92.5
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 143
64% 102 Pts
4-Core 265
8-Core 472
46% 369 Pts
64-Core 471
32% 471 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Asus(1043 8623) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95.3% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 357
Parallax 403
90% 367 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 365
Splatting 240
96% 268 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 142 103 109 103 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 432
Write 312
Mixed 344
SusWrite 147
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 48.3
155% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 44.8
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 59.7
50% 70.6 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 134%
Seagate ST3500630AS 500GB-$40
148GB free
Firmware: 3.AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 58 58 58 58 58 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
36.4% Below average
Read 69.2
Write 44.2
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 57.5
40% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 44%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$32
97GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 77 78 77 78 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 98.2
Write 76
Mixed 63.2
SusWrite 77.3
58% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
52.2% Above average
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 18.3
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 13.8
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 72%
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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 31,332 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $556
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