Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics32.9% 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 Drive56.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 20 '20 at 20:22
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
64.6% Good
Memory 81.2
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 134
59% 94.5 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 403
42% 332 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
MSI(1462 2820) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
32.9% Below average
Lighting 102
Reflection 85.3
Parallax 138
27% 109 fps
MRender 94.7
Gravity 119
Splatting 70.9
33% 94.9 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 42%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$66
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 520ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 118 114 115 117 113 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 358
Write 134
Mixed 174
SusWrite 115
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 25.6
92% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 135
106% 147 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
43.5% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11.6
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $571
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