Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 45.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics10% 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 Drive50% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 30 '19 at 18:33
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8120
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
45.2% Average
1-Core 69
2-Core 123
46% 96.1 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 468
44% 359 Pts
64-Core 468
31% 468 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 740
EVGA(3842 3748) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1084 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
10% Very poor
Lighting 30.4
Reflection 24.8
Parallax 37.9
8% 31 fps
MRender 28.8
Gravity 36.2
Splatting 30.6
10% 31.9 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 47 48 46 45 44 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
50% Average
Read 303
Write 62
Mixed 98.2
SusWrite 52.3
28% 129 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 21.5
90% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 81.5
DQ Mixed 54.2
69% 129 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 50%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
931GB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 219 218 219 221 220 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 214
Write 186
Mixed 84.6
SusWrite 218
128% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 124%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$40
680GB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 120 118 120 121 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 119
Write 116
Mixed 62
SusWrite 119
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL10-8GBXL Kingston 9905403-001.B00LF 16GB
1066, 1066 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.1% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 15.1
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 44%
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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 26,468 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $516
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