Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 45.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics10.4% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive70.3% 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 19:35
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6300-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
45.8% Average
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 144
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 315
36% 275 Pts
64-Core 327
22% 327 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 460 SE
EVGA(3842 1366) 1GB
CLim: 648 MHz, MLim: 850 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Lighting 34.4
Reflection 35.6
Parallax 38
9% 36 fps
MRender 35
Gravity 36.1
Splatting 34
11% 35 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 12%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 128GB
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 73 73 73 73 73 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 476
Write 274
Mixed 317
SusWrite 96
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 28.5
116% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 168
142% 207 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 91%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$26
465GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 48 41 41 42 54 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
42.1% Average
Read 101
Write 55.7
Mixed 53.9
SusWrite 45.6
47% 64 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
31.3% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 9.9
MC Mixed 9.2
28% 9.97 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 10.3
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 67%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 27,230 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: 45% - Average Total price: $601
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $200Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $356Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti $155Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $36Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $645SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback