Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 58.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics71.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 20:29
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 (34th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Memory 75.4
1-Core 73.6
2-Core 136
58% 95 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 322
36% 275 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
PNY(196E 1347) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.6% Very good
Lighting 91.2
Reflection 93.2
Parallax 84.4
74% 89.6 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 81
Splatting 73.8
69% 89 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
820GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 367 377 379 379 381 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 432
Write 413
Mixed 259
SusWrite 376
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 40.1
122% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 180
156% 232 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD3-1600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
40.8% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 13.9
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11
26% 9.23 GB/s
Latency 89.5
45% 89.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 13,223 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: 55% - Above average Total price: $454
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