Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics52.5% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory10GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 10GB 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 (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 LE R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 10 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime5.4 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 13:14
Run Duration292 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 51%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Memory 70.4
1-Core 52.7
2-Core 107
48% 76.8 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 274
28% 222 Pts
64-Core 295
20% 295 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$260
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.6.1
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.5% Above average
Lighting 63
Reflection 58.6
Parallax 85.2
51% 68.9 fps
MRender 60.5
Gravity 68.8
Splatting 43.8
54% 57.7 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD5000LUCX-63UAUY0 500GB
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 48 41 31 28 45 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Read 65.1
Write 59.6
Mixed 39.1
SusWrite 37.1
37% 50.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 63%
Generic- SD/MMC 8GB
7GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.3 4.6 4.6 5 4.6 4.1 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
6.22% Terrible
Read 17.9
Write 2.7
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 4.5
8% 7.57 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.5
83% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.22%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U7BFR8A-PB HMT125U6TFR8C-G7 HMT451U7BFR8A-PB 10GB
1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
30.5% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 10.3
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 7.2
18% 6.47 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 23: 4R 1G 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
23% 16% 32 261 178 60 32" 1600 1200 GSM0001 LG TV
History: Score 9: 1R 1G 1B | Score 13: 2R 1G 0B | Score 23: 4R 1G 0B
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Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $503
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