Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 49.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics33.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 00:46
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
49.1% Average
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 136
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 375
42% 322 Pts
64-Core 369
25% 369 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
33.7% Below average
Lighting 136
Reflection 81.3
Parallax 122
36% 113 fps
MRender 80.8
Gravity 125
Splatting 85.5
34% 97.1 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$65
572GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 92 88 104 109 108 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 122
Write 115
Mixed 89.7
SusWrite 98.7
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
567GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 156 172 174 173 170 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 171
Mixed 109
SusWrite 167
119% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-1866C9-4GAB Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G F3-1866C9-4GAB Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
46.5% Average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 16.2
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 13.2
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 46%
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 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 14,012 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $425
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