Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 69.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics50.4% 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 Drive52.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 30 '20 at 01:41
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$200
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
69.2% Good
Memory 86.4
1-Core 75.8
2-Core 148
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 454
47% 368 Pts
64-Core 481
32% 481 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
50.4% Above average
Lighting 64.4
Reflection 62.3
Parallax 59.9
52% 62.2 fps
MRender 66.6
Gravity 58.9
Splatting 61.5
48% 62.3 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 59 33 126 32 131 MB/s
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
52.6% Above average
Read 174
Write 96.2
Mixed 221
SusWrite 98.6
33% 147 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 27.1
99% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 116
112% 177 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
390GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 154 168 185 182 187 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 145
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 176
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. Corsair CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. Corsair CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
47.1% Average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 12.1
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 49%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 9,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $440
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