Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 65.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics184% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive68.2% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130116
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '21 at 17:26
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320-$244
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
65.8% Good
Memory 90
1-Core 69.9
2-Core 137
62% 99 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 373
38% 300 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
184% Outstanding
Lighting 223
Reflection 208
Parallax 264
180% 232 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 230
Splatting 166
190% 222 fps
Poor: 131%
This bench: 184%
Great: 199%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$70
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 118 124 124 122 122 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 426
Write 267
Mixed 295
SusWrite 138
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 29.9
104% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 135
129% 203 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
982GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 186 191 201 204 201 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 140
Write 175
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 196
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
101% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.9% Average
MC Read 20
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 13,336 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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