Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 49.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics53.9% 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 Drive55.1% 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)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '19 at 20:37
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
49.7% Average
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 133
52% 107 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 530
48% 395 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1320 MHz, MLim: 2150 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.2
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Lighting 197
Reflection 177
Parallax 284
52% 219 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 196
Splatting 133
54% 159 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 83 86 74 73 74 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 228
Write 118
Mixed 163
SusWrite 77
32% 146 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 35.3
117% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 85.7
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 97
75% 100 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 73%
Samsung HM641JI 640GB-$42
57GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 87 87 87 88 87 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 83
Write 23.7
Mixed 50.6
SusWrite 85.3
45% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 50%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$20
202GB free
Firmware: 12.01A12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 69 69 70 70 69 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
38.7% Below average
Read 65.4
Write 65.1
Mixed 47.3
SusWrite 69.1
46% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 38.7%
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 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
47.9% Average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 15.2
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 12.1
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.9%
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 26,627 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $533
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