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 (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 57.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics53.5% 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 Drive60.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.4 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 18:59
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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)
57.1% Above average
1-Core 85.2
2-Core 164
59% 125 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 511
53% 414 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1350 MHz, MLim: 2175 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.2
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
53.5% Above average
Lighting 189
Reflection 179
Parallax 253
50% 207 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 194
Splatting 135
54% 159 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 76 94 83 91 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 335
Write 107
Mixed 166
SusWrite 86.4
38% 174 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 33.5
123% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 86.3
DQ Write 99.2
DQ Mixed 98
72% 94.5 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 73%
Samsung HM641JI 640GB-$42
187GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 65 65 65 65 65 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 62.2
Write 21.1
Mixed 41
SusWrite 63.3
35% 46.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
88% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 51%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$20
46GB free
Firmware: 12.01A12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 49 49 49 49 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Read 53.1
Write 44.7
Mixed 39.8
SusWrite 48.9
34% 46.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 29.4%
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 17.8
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 13.6
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 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 26,489 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: 49% - Average Total price: $501
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