Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
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 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 51.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics32.8% 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 Drive34.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 27 '19 at 09:17
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU8%

 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 Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
51.7% Above average
1-Core 79.3
2-Core 138
52% 108 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 516
50% 400 Pts
64-Core 512
34% 512 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3205) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
32.8% Below average
Lighting 139
Reflection 114
Parallax 125
37% 126 fps
MRender 82.5
Gravity 120
Splatting 81.8
33% 94.8 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 480GB
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 3.8 66 12 4.5 14 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 416
Write 330
Mixed 272
SusWrite 50.4
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 35.7
4K Mixed 1.3
51% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 18.9
DQ Write 16.7
DQ Mixed 23
16% 19.5 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 59%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$55
41GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 75 76 75 76 76 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
41% Average
Read 67
Write 63.3
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 75.5
47% 63.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
46GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 78 76 75 78 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 76.3
Write 78
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 76.5
53% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
24.2% Poor
MC Read 8.1
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 6.8
22% 7.57 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 6.8
20% 7.07 GB/s
Latency 80.3
50% 80.3 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 24.2%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 25,421 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 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $570
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