Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 49.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics57.4% 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 Drive41.9% 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)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 22 '19 at 18:03
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
49.9% Average
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 150
53% 113 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 462
46% 368 Pts
64-Core 447
30% 447 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 2165 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.2
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Lighting 201
Reflection 175
Parallax 305
53% 227 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 211
Splatting 136
58% 166 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 70 63 66 80 82 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 236
Write 102
Mixed 161
SusWrite 73.5
32% 143 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 20.4
76% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 84.4
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 76
64% 92.5 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 73%
Samsung HM641JI 640GB-$42
220GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 46 51 46 49 54 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
31.1% Below average
Read 60.1
Write 52.7
Mixed 38.6
SusWrite 48.2
37% 49.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
94% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 51%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$20
128GB free
Firmware: 12.01A12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 75 77 77 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 55.2
Write 54.1
Mixed 40.9
SusWrite 77
42% 56.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 38.1%
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 (29th percentile)
46.7% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 15
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 11.2
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46.7%
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 26,564 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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