Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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. 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.
Graphics107% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory19 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131210
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '20 at 01:07
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
68.8% Good
Memory 86.5
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 153
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 479
48% 378 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$370
Sapphire(1DA2 E410) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
107% Outstanding
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 218
Parallax 622
0% 280 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 426
Splatting 373
113% 348 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 79 65 82 78 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
41.4% Average
Read 70
Write 92
Mixed 39
SusWrite 74.4
50% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 85%
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB-$75
570GB free
Firmware: MN6OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 92 92 92 92 91 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 87.3
Write 88
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 91.7
60% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 88%
WD WD120EMFZ-11A6JA0 12TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 143 140 152 148 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 152
Write 158
Mixed 126
SusWrite 146
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 6.9
4K Mixed 1.9
556% 4.67 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$92
545GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 122 124 110 76 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
75% Very good
Read 145
Write 95.8
Mixed 110
SusWrite 116
87% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1600 CL9 Series BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1600 CL9 Series 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.9% Average
MC Read 19
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 14.4
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 10.9
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 47%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
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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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