Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
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 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 70.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics30.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive78.2% 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 14:40
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 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 Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Memory 87.7
1-Core 77.8
2-Core 137
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 475
48% 382 Pts
64-Core 479
32% 479 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Nvidia(10DE 1C82) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30.2% Below average
Lighting 112
Reflection 76.3
Parallax 116
30% 102 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 110
Splatting 79.4
30% 90.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS250G32TND-3112A 250GB
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30060P00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 158 71 66 67 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 487
Write 415
Mixed 390
SusWrite 114
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 40.3
133% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 248
181% 234 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 98%
OCZ VERTEX2 100GB
58GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 29 30 31 33 34 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 22% Great: 47%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
778GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 162 163 160 162 162 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 102
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 160
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92%
Great: 115%
Seagate Expansion Desk 1TB
218GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 138 138 138 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 139
Write 130
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 138
165% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
75% 1 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CML8GX3M2A1600C9 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.1% Average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 17
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 12.7
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 17,531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $570
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