Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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 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 51.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.8% 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 Drive91.4% 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 (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 30 '19 at 14:16
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 30%

 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 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)
51.8% Above average
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 158
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 502
48% 389 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$135
Gigabyte(1458 22C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 970 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
31.8% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 122
Parallax 154
31% 132 fps
MRender 99.9
Gravity 111
Splatting 79.1
32% 96.8 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 224 254 257 190 199 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 317
Mixed 434
SusWrite 238
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 48.9
162% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 50.2
DQ Mixed 8.3
46% 113 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 127%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
889GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 185 187 188 187 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 162
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 186
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT51264BD160B.C16F 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
37.2% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 12.6
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 9.4
23% 8.13 GB/s
Latency 86.3
46% 86.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 14,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $425
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