Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics85.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive40.1% 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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 06 '20 at 02:31
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
68.8% Good
Memory 80.7
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 162
65% 108 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 536
53% 422 Pts
64-Core 540
36% 540 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Lighting 339
Reflection 313
Parallax 372
89% 341 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 319
Splatting 220
86% 248 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 116 94 3.5 3.6 12 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
40.1% Average
Read 427
Write 336
Mixed 209
SusWrite 68.6
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 21.3
4K Mixed 15.5
48% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 80.2
DQ Write 82.5
DQ Mixed 43.6
43% 68.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 56%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$51
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 211 210 220 217 220 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 153
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 211
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
241% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
40.2% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12.9
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 10.3
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 79.3
50% 79.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 72%
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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 30,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $568
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