Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory19.5 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 02 '20 at 04:06
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%
Watch Gameplay: 3080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$199
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
50.5% Above average
Memory 69.2
1-Core 61.2
2-Core 120
52% 83.3 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 325
31% 249 Pts
64-Core 401
27% 401 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Device(4D50 4449) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
123% Outstanding
Lighting 95.7
Reflection 112
Parallax 216
77% 141 fps
MRender 271
Gravity 209
Splatting 128
176% 203 fps
Poor: 161%
This bench: 123%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$45
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 458
Write 327
Mixed 330
82% 372 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 25.7
85% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 163
145% 219 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 88%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 111 112 112 111 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 130
Write 108
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 112
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
173% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL10-8GBXL BLS4G3D169DS3J.8FE F3-12800CL10-8GBXL BLS4G3D169DS3J.8FE 24GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
38.9% Below average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 13.3
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 10.6
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 39%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 LE R2.0 Builds (Compare 6,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $546
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