Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 44.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics23.3% 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)
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 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 04:52
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6300-$82
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
44.7% Average
1-Core 71.8
2-Core 136
49% 104 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 271
34% 254 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Zotac(19DA 1281) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
23.3% Poor
Lighting 71.6
Reflection 62.2
Parallax 93.2
19% 75.7 fps
MRender 68.7
Gravity 83.6
Splatting 55.9
24% 69.4 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$31
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 254
Write 103
Mixed 111
34% 156 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 22.8
92% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 89.6
81% 123 MB/s
Poor: 37% Great: 83%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$26
94GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 86.2
Write 87
Mixed 60.5
58% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 28% Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
41.3% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 14.1
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 10.8
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 62%
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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 15,647 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
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Desktop
Desktop 40%
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Workstation
Workstation 28%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $550
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