Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 54.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics49.3% 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 Drive73.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '20 at 15:16
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
54.7% Above average
1-Core 79.9
2-Core 162
57% 121 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 500
51% 403 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Asus(1043 8469) 3GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
49.3% Average
Lighting 159
Reflection 124
Parallax 223
42% 169 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 180
Splatting 106
50% 140 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 166 166 167 170 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 363
Write 211
Mixed 249
SusWrite 163
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 37.4
129% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 192
145% 196 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 89%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB
443GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 130 130 131 132 131 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 129
Write 120
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 129
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
37.5% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 11.7
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 9.8
26% 9.07 GB/s
Latency 81.9
49% 81.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 80%
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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 26,594 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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