Asus M5A97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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. 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 66.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics133% 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 Drive83.4% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121025
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '21 at 02:02
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8150-$250
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
66.9% Good
Memory 84.1
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 151
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 428
44% 349 Pts
64-Core 442
30% 442 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 68%
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 (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
133% Outstanding
Lighting 169
Reflection 202
Parallax 194
137% 188 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 153
Splatting 137
129% 163 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 133%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-180M6S-11 2.5 7mm 180GB
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DCL110B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 203 371 378 367 386 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 474
Write 352
Mixed 275
SusWrite 323
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 54.4
4K Mixed 30.8
111% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 141
131% 204 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 172 197 197 197 197 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 145
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 186
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
39% Below average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 12.5
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 11.7
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 39%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 Builds (Compare 1,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $639
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