Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 63.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics60.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (61%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140409
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 07 '21 at 20:04
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 61%
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 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
63.6% Good
Memory 86.2
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 122
58% 90.4 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 366
37% 294 Pts
64-Core 355
24% 355 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
60.6% Good
Lighting 75.2
Reflection 79.4
Parallax 72
61% 75.5 fps
MRender 67.3
Gravity 76.2
Splatting 71.1
60% 71.5 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$265
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 251 234 212 212 188 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 288
Write 249
Mixed 172
SusWrite 217
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 23.6
81% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 257
192% 255 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 98%
Hitachi HDS5C1010CLA382 1TB
591GB free
Firmware: JC4OA3HB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 81 85 83 84 84 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
38.7% Below average
Read 53.7
Write 47.3
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 81.3
39% 53 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
43.7% Average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 13.2
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 62%

 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 6,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 23%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 19%

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $507
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