Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 59.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics45.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.9% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131210
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 23:21
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Memory 78.6
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 129
58% 92.5 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 303
34% 262 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$126
CLim: 1242 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
45.6% Average
Lighting 55
Reflection 55.5
Parallax 79.9
44% 63.5 fps
MRender 56.9
Gravity 58.7
Splatting 42.7
47% 52.8 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 49%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 114 113 103 103 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 405
Write 201
Mixed 191
SusWrite 110
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 28.2
105% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 94.2
92% 149 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 109%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
66GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 323 317 298 300 316 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 432
Write 394
Mixed 380
SusWrite 320
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 42.2
142% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 31.8
86% 184 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 129%
Freenas iSCSI Disk 54GB
15GB free
Firmware: 0123
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 78 83 84 83 82 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
22.7% Poor
Read 86.5
Write 80.9
Mixed 88.4
SusWrite 81
19% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 8.6
4K Write 9.2
4K Mixed 9.6
30% 9.13 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 122
88% 113 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
40.2% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 13.8
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 83.2
48% 83.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 77%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 27" 1280 720 ENC2746 FS2735
Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 12,939 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 73%
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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