Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 71.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics27.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A99FX PRO R2.0  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateDec 01 '20 at 02:02
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 way above expectations (94th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Memory 93.1
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 123
63% 97.3 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 488
48% 382 Pts
64-Core 451
30% 451 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
XFX(1682 9275) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.11.1
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
27.6% Poor
Lighting 35.1
Reflection 37.6
Parallax 45.5
28% 39.4 fps
MRender 32.3
Gravity 33.3
Splatting 26.1
27% 30.6 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$51
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 219 255 273 250 247 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 436
Write 290
Mixed 269
SusWrite 254
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 33.4
117% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 176
134% 184 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 130%
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$56
60GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 86 152 152 155 154 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
72% Very good
Read 125
Write 126
Mixed 91.5
SusWrite 125
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
138% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 72%
Great: 107%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$52
728GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 166 162 166 169 167 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 165
Mixed 89.1
SusWrite 165
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CML8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
50.6% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 18
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 14.3
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A99FX PRO R2.0 Builds (Compare 3,900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $740
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