Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 65.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics25.7% 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 Drive87.5% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131001
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 22 '21 at 16:01
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core-$225
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
65.1% Good
Memory 87.4
1-Core 72.4
2-Core 138
62% 99.2 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 305
36% 272 Pts
64-Core 324
22% 324 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
Asus(1043 0432) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.5.1
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
25.7% Poor
Lighting 32.4
Reflection 34.7
Parallax 40.3
26% 35.8 fps
MRender 28.5
Gravity 31.7
Splatting 24.6
25% 28.3 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 25.7%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 261 290 286 258 237 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 467
Write 425
Mixed 417
SusWrite 273
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 43.1
145% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 31.6
DQ Mixed 3.4
41% 105 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 128%
Samsung 870 QVO 1TB-$97
606GB free
Firmware: SVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 330 357 343 368 375 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 406
Mixed 386
SusWrite 349
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 43.5
137% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 93.2
109% 190 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 130%
Hitachi HDS5C3030BLE630 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: MZ6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 142 144 143 145 141 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
46.2% Average
Read 18.2
Write 127
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 142
56% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.3
74% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 88%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
464GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 76 76 76 76 75 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 84
Write 82.9
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 75.5
53% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
50.9% Above average
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.7
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 12,354 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: $448
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