Asus M5A97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 49.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics139% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.5% 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.
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 (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121025
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 15 '19 at 04:12
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$105
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
49.2% Average
1-Core 70.6
2-Core 138
49% 104 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 488
48% 383 Pts
64-Core 484
32% 484 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 414
Reflection 330
Parallax 465
134% 403 fps
MRender 370
Gravity 393
Splatting 224
144% 329 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 139%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 299 224 291 303 303 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 442
Write 396
Mixed 410
SusWrite 275
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 43.7
147% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 40.4
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 36
38% 60 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$21
338GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 79 80 80 80 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 120
Write 113
Mixed 72
SusWrite 79.3
71% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1866, 1866 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
52.4% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 18.9
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 13.6
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 53%
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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 Builds (Compare 3,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $485
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