Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 71.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics152% 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.
Boot Drive97% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 03 '21 at 20:19
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 (96th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Memory 89.4
1-Core 77.8
2-Core 148
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 488
49% 389 Pts
64-Core 484
32% 484 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.5%
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: 461.40
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
152% Outstanding
Lighting 217
Reflection 197
Parallax 188
175% 201 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 147
Splatting 131
124% 157 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 152%
Great: 167%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$89
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 247 299 299 299 279 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 444
Mixed 370
SusWrite 271
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 47.5
159% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 260
195% 260 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 97%
Great: 124%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
103GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 138 151 151 150 154 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 166
Write 142
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 148
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF1G64AZ-1G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.6% Average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 16.9
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.6
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 13,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

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