Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 44.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.69% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '20 at 15:25
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320-$163
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
44.9% Average
1-Core 65.3
2-Core 126
45% 95.8 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 433
43% 343 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 240
Device(0000 0000) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
3.69% Terrible
Lighting 17.8
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 8
5% 13.5 fps
MRender 11.3
Gravity 12.8
Splatting 8.5
4% 10.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.69%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
672GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 156 161 172 175 158 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 178
Mixed 81.6
SusWrite 162
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$23
59GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 101 76 72 74 101 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
47.1% Average
Read 76.7
Write 76.9
Mixed 51.6
SusWrite 87.4
54% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
166% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$75
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 160 169 169 161 169 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 91.5
Write 121
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 163
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
59% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 73%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$23
184GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 100 101 101 101 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 96.1
Write 92.2
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 99.3
64% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
34.6% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 9.8
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 11
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 39%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M5A97 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 5,727 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 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $603
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