Asus M5A97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
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 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 67.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics120% 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 Drive36.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A97  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121025
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 30 '20 at 00:06
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 13%

 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 Server
AMD FX-8300-$168
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
67.3% Good
Memory 91.7
1-Core 74.7
2-Core 132
64% 99.5 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 401
40% 317 Pts
64-Core 395
26% 395 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
120% Outstanding
Lighting 128
Reflection 173
Parallax 192
103% 164 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 181
Splatting 123
138% 143 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 120%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2016)
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 108 115 115 115 115 MB/s
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.2% Below average
Read 148
Write 132
Mixed 249
SusWrite 118
37% 162 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 13
60% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 28.2
45% 87.2 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 70%
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$125
122GB free
Firmware: GS2OA3E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 110 108 111 115 117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
67% Good
Read 121
Write 98.5
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 112
64% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 67%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 15
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 12.2
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 Builds (Compare 1,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $639
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