Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics38.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 02:17
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Memory 93.2
1-Core 81.1
2-Core 162
69% 112 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 514
52% 414 Pts
64-Core 517
35% 517 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1898 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
38.6% Below average
Lighting 43.6
Reflection 60.4
Parallax 68.2
35% 57.4 fps
MRender 60.1
Gravity 51.3
Splatting 44
42% 51.8 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 7.1 5.8 6.6 150 34 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 445
Write 348
Mixed 214
SusWrite 71.9
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 35.2
4K Mixed 18.2
74% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 64.4
DQ Mixed 9
28% 63.1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 56%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
171GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 129 124 130 122 130 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 152
Write 157
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 126
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2012)-$40
144GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 104 104 107 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 64
Write 64.5
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 105
50% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$32
341GB free
Firmware: 20.01H20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 111 110 112 112 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
62.6% Good
Read 108
Write 104
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 111
73% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown EWB4GB681PAE-16IC EWB4GB681PAE-16IC Adata DDR3 1866 Adata DDR3 1866 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.7% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 18
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 13.7
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 11,894 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: 56% - Above average Total price: $449
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