Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
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 72.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive77.6% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 EVO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '17 at 21:41
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 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-8320-$244
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Memory 91.6
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 153
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 497
50% 394 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.1
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37.4% Below average
Lighting 48.4
Reflection 32.1
Parallax 60.8
39% 47.1 fps
MRender 27.5
Gravity 47
Splatting 39.8
36% 38.1 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 502
Write 398
Mixed 444
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 22.4
88% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 94.1
DQ Mixed 67.8
70% 117 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 211
Write 196
Mixed 174
145% 194 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.44
112% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 117%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
53.3% Above average
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.9
32% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 69%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 EVO R2.0 Builds (Compare 2,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $656
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