Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics153% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.8% 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 21 '17 at 18:32
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8320-$84
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
59.8% Above average
SC Int 84.2
SC Float 71.8
SC Mixed 79.4
63% 78.5 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 293
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 488
MC Float 447
MC Mixed 513
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
153% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 451
Parallax 546
145% 474 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 513
Splatting 291
158% 359 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 153%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 240GB
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 473
Write 221
Mixed 263
70% 319 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 57.7
4K Mixed 13.5
80% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 63.4
73% 128 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 86%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
225GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 109
Write 92.2
Mixed 98
75% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.42
112% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 74%
Lexar JumpDrive S23 USB 3.0 16GB-$8
6GB free, PID a833
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
27.1% Poor
Read 105
Write 26.2
Mixed 45.2
61% 58.8 MB/s
4K Read 8.05
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 1.09
114% 3.51 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 27.1%
Great: 27%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
52.8% Above average
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 18.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 14.3
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 15,256 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $463
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