Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics110% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory25 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 02 '20 at 02:52
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
63.8% Good
Memory 77.3
1-Core 72.1
2-Core 123
57% 90.7 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 441
45% 356 Pts
64-Core 452
30% 452 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Device(4D50 4449) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.09
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 116
Reflection 159
Parallax 215
94% 163 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 153
Splatting 129
128% 157 fps
Poor: 137%
This bench: 110%
Great: 167%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$250
250GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 887 415 420 423 422 421 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 69% Great: 126%
WDC WDBNCE0010PNC 1TB
299GB free
Firmware: 401120RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 388 421 414 419 427 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 441
Write 424
Mixed 313
SusWrite 415
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 39.5
138% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 235
182% 251 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 117%
57GB free, PID 6300
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 14 17 19 19 19 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Read 28.5
Write 13.2
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 17.5
26% 20.1 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 1.3
76% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
43.2% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 15
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 13
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 85.6
47% 85.6 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 13,336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $454
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