Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics25.1% 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 Drive67.3% 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.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 01 '21 at 21:27
Run Duration332 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
71% Very good
Memory 91.8
1-Core 74.7
2-Core 142
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 464
46% 368 Pts
64-Core 456
31% 456 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
MSI(1462 2847) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
25.1% Poor
Lighting 27.1
Reflection 30.9
Parallax 37.2
22% 31.7 fps
MRender 42
Gravity 34.6
Splatting 31.4
29% 36 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 25.1%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS2754D117-488 240GB
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS211101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 206 154 127 154 138 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 453
Write 290
Mixed 2.7
SusWrite 170
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 27.7
92% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 168
142% 208 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 96%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
37GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 273 271 293 284 254 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 409
Mixed 418
SusWrite 289
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 46.7
152% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 41.5
79% 160 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 129%
Hitachi HDT722516DLA380 165GB-$32
76GB free
Firmware: V43OA9BA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 49 49 49 49 49 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
29% Poor
Read 51.5
Write 50.7
Mixed 37.9
SusWrite 49.1
35% 47.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 29%
Great: 35%
WD WD1600AVJB-63SZA 160GB
70GB free
Firmware: 58.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 30 29 29 29 30 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
16.2% Very poor
Read 26.7
Write 27.4
Mixed 23.7
SusWrite 29
20% 26.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 16.2%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
48.9% Average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 13.6
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 13: 1R 2G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
13% 8% 59 313 231 60 7.2" 1280 720 SAM050D SAMSUNG
History: Score 13: 2R 0G 3B | Score 3: 0R 0G 3B | Score 13: 1R 2G 2B
Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 12,963 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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