Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
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. 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 64.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics62.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.2% 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
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 18 '21 at 08:17
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU1%
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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-8320-$244
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
64.2% Good
Memory 80.8
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 143
61% 98.9 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 430
44% 344 Pts
64-Core 435
29% 435 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$260
CLim: 1436 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.2.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
62.2% Good
Lighting 76.7
Reflection 65.3
Parallax 98.4
62% 80.1 fps
MRender 67.2
Gravity 79.5
Splatting 49.6
62% 65.4 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$59
269GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 412 425 431 431 380 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 428
Mixed 419
SusWrite 408
97% 428 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 42.8
142% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 229
167% 220 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 125%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
461GB free
Firmware: 2AR10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 90 91 92 91 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 78
Write 37.6
Mixed 49.6
SusWrite 90.6
47% 63.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
169% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
29.9% Poor
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 8.8
28% 9.9 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 9
23% 7.97 GB/s
Latency 79.1
51% 79.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 71%

 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 7,819 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 - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $503
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