Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 48.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31.4% 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)
Boot Drive84% 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.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130711
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 20:41
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
48.3% Average
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 131
50% 104 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 500
47% 378 Pts
64-Core 482
32% 482 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Asus(1043 8472) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
31.4% Below average
Lighting 96.9
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 121
26% 98.2 fps
MRender 86.5
Gravity 115
Splatting 76.8
32% 92.7 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$55
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 311 309 307 303 304 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 451
Write 314
Mixed 293
SusWrite 304
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 37
135% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 38.2
56% 98 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 84%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
137GB free
Firmware: CC47
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 151
Write 114
Mixed 84
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 46% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
31.5% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 8.7
28% 9.83 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 9.5
SC Mixed 10.6
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 5,422 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 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $631
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