Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 74.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.4% 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)
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 19:03
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Memory 95.5
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 155
69% 110 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 539
52% 415 Pts
64-Core 494
33% 494 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
Asus(1043 86A5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
39.4% Below average
Lighting 47.4
Reflection 54.7
Parallax 43.9
40% 48.7 fps
MRender 66.7
Gravity 47.4
Splatting 61.8
39% 58.6 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$38
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0125A
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 438
Write 390
Mixed 369
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 33.8
111% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 152
121% 172 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 123%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
82GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 560 326 328 325 327 330 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 985
Write 639
Mixed 460
SusWrite 366
136% 612 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 42.6
151% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 488
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 434
322% 427 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 127%
Great: 234%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB-$12
20GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 19 18 19 19 9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
15% Very poor
Read 27.5
Write 18.2
Mixed 22
SusWrite 16.8
28% 21.1 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 2.3
163% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 15%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
59.4% Above average
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 21.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 15.3
35% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 7,919 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: 54% - Above average Total price: $430
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