Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above 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
12 months ago, 12 months 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 as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8300-$168
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
65.8% Good
Memory 89.2
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 134
61% 96.7 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 376
38% 303 Pts
64-Core 381
26% 381 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 70%
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 way below expectations (18th 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: 53%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 109%
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 potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
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: 33%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 60%

 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 4,418 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $560
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