Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0

Performance Results

Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 64%
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics50.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive38.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 (70%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A99X EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140403
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 08 '20 at 22:24
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 70%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$140
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
59.6% Above average
Memory 81.3
1-Core 49.1
2-Core 97.6
50% 76 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 306
33% 256 Pts
64-Core 271
18% 271 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
50.8% Above average
Lighting 187
Reflection 166
Parallax 140
49% 164 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 183
Splatting 124
51% 150 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$24
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 109 25 7.3 72 50 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Read 287
Write 235
Mixed 232
SusWrite 57.4
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 29.7
4K Mixed 11.4
51% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 126
110% 162 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
662GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 186 178 182 177 177 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 106
Write 72.5
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 178
70% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.2% Average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 18.3
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 11.9
25% 8.6 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 73%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A99X EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 1,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 72%
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $834
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