Asus M5A97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics128% 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 Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121025
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 08 '20 at 14:27
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-9590-$344
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Memory 89.7
1-Core 85.8
2-Core 169
70% 115 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 555
56% 445 Pts
64-Core 546
37% 546 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
Zotac(19DA 2471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
128% Outstanding
Lighting 150
Reflection 188
Parallax 187
121% 175 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 175
Splatting 125
135% 142 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 128%
Great: 149%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 305 312 313 301 295 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 453
Mixed 386
SusWrite 301
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 50.3
168% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 258
194% 259 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
49.8% Average
MC Read 20
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 17.2
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 12.9
32% 11 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 Builds (Compare 1,654 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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