Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 69.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics26.3% 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 Drive88.6% 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.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.7 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 20:45
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 way above expectations (85th percentile)
69.7% Good
Memory 88.7
1-Core 77.9
2-Core 147
65% 104 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 486
48% 380 Pts
64-Core 509
34% 509 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.7%
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 (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
26.3% Poor
Lighting 32.3
Reflection 29.7
Parallax 37.9
26% 33.3 fps
MRender 41.2
Gravity 38.5
Splatting 33.5
24% 37.8 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$44
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 304 308 304 300 302 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 456
Write 318
Mixed 295
SusWrite 302
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 38.2
145% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 86.7
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 38.5
67% 124 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
137GB free
Firmware: CC47
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 153
Write 118
Mixed 77.8
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 114%
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
31.6% Below average
MC Read 11
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 9
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 9.9
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 62%

 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 1,566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $541
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