Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 57.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics48.8% 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 Drive58.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime6.9 Days
Run DateSep 21 '19 at 19:16
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$75
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
57.1% Above average
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 169
60% 127 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 524
53% 419 Pts
64-Core 521
35% 521 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1315 MHz, MLim: 2180 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
48.8% Average
Lighting 166
Reflection 175
Parallax 257
44% 199 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 174
Splatting 132
49% 151 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 89 88 86 87 85 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 281
Write 120
Mixed 169
SusWrite 88
36% 165 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 31.5
122% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 86.3
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 96.9
75% 101 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 73%
Samsung HM641JI 640GB-$42
262GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 52 52 52 54 51 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
26.7% Poor
Read 42.6
Write 36
Mixed 17.6
SusWrite 50.5
27% 36.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
61% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 50%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$20
219GB free
Firmware: 12.01A12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 76 78 78 78 78 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
43.3% Average
Read 73.5
Write 65.2
Mixed 52.8
SusWrite 77.1
50% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
47.8% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 14.8
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.1
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 70%
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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 26,632 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: 46% - Average Total price: $533
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