Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 43.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140409
Uptime9.1 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 18:32
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8300-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
43.3% Average
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 134
47% 100 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 376
38% 303 Pts
64-Core 381
26% 381 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 85 122 125 121 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 129
Write 104
Mixed 65
SusWrite 102
73% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
44.4% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 14.7
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 10.8
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 60%
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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 13,624 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: 40% - Average Total price: $403
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