Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 70.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53.2% 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 Drive39.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '17 at 13:18
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8370-$153
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Memory 90.5
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 150
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 494
48% 383 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53.2% Above average
Lighting 205
Reflection 166
Parallax 279
54% 217 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 195
Splatting 125
53% 153 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$90
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Read 167
Write 158
Mixed 123
33% 149 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 7.82
76% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.3
DQ Write 73.2
DQ Mixed 7.57
17% 34 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$114
2TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Read 153
Write 141
Mixed 131
106% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.25
78% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 105%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB
2TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 160
Write 164
Mixed 138
197% 154 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 4.07
4K Mixed 0.39
212% 6.93 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT51264BD160B.C16F Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G6K1 CT51264BD160B.C16F Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G6K1 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
49.9% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 14.7
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 50%

 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 2,956 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $565
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