Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 47.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics19.4% 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 Drive48.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 05 '19 at 17:27
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Phenom II X4 965-$144
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
47.3% Average
1-Core 70.2
2-Core 140
49% 105 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 268
37% 269 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7790
Sapphire(174B E253) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Lighting 80
Reflection 77.8
Parallax 102
21% 86.7 fps
MRender 57.1
Gravity 68.6
Splatting 74.9
19% 66.9 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Goodram C50 60GB
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 108 106 104 100 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 425
Write 41
Mixed 59
SusWrite 102
34% 157 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 27.2
4K Mixed 15.7
63% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 42.1
56% 102 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 67%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
279GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 159 156 156 159 160 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 114
Write 117
Mixed 109
SusWrite 158
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 400GB (2007)-$42
508GB free
Firmware: 12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 63 62 63 62 63 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
38.2% Below average
Read 69.8
Write 65
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 62.6
45% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-439.A00LF 99U5403-067.A00LF 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
34.6% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 7.7
MC Mixed 13.1
34% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 9.5
22% 7.67 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $405
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