Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 57.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics53.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive56.6% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 18:48
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$75
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
57.5% Above average
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 168
59% 125 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 523
54% 423 Pts
64-Core 518
35% 518 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$115
CLim: 1320 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.2
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
53.6% Above average
Lighting 193
Reflection 174
Parallax 280
51% 216 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 195
Splatting 132
54% 157 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 75 85 83 88 84 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 254
Write 114
Mixed 146
SusWrite 80.7
33% 149 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 33.8
119% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 86.1
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 94
73% 99.6 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 73%
Samsung HM641JI 640GB-$42
187GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 67 66 65 65 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
36.5% Below average
Read 61.2
Write 65.8
Mixed 41.8
SusWrite 65.9
43% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 51%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$20
46GB free
Firmware: 12.01A12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 49 48 49 49 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
29.6% Poor
Read 54.1
Write 53.6
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 48.6
36% 48.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 29.6%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
43.7% Average
MC Read 18
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 13.7
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 11
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 70%
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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 26,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $494
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