Asus M5A97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 71.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics123% 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 Drive79.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A97  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 28 '20 at 19:04
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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
AM3r2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Memory 92.5
1-Core 77.8
2-Core 140
66% 103 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 484
47% 377 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
Nvidia(10DE 1B06) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
123% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 171
Parallax 190
109% 165 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 180
Splatting 129
138% 145 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 123%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot P210 512GB
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0918A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 365 400 384 383 386 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 445
Write 351
Mixed 363
SusWrite 369
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 23.8
107% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 40.2
66% 124 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 103%
Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016)-$75
2TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 173 174 176 177 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 176
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 176
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1866, 1866 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
53.2% Above average
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 18.8
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 14.2
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 54%

 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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