Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 68.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above 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. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months 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 (37th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
68.6% Good
Memory 90.1
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 131
64% 99.5 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 500
47% 378 Pts
64-Core 482
32% 482 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 73%
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 below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
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-$42
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 311 309 307 303 304 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th 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: 71%
This bench: 84%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
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: 53% Great: 112%
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 below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
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: 29%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 61%

 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 1,305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $566
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