Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Gaming 64%
Desktop 52%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 52.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics78.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.1% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:28
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$72
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
52.9% Above average
SC Int 77.4
SC Float 65.5
SC Mixed 70.3
57% 71.1 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 260
58% 256 Pts
MC Int 458
MC Float 394
MC Mixed 453
66% 435 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 13C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Lighting 251
Reflection 219
Parallax 244
77% 238 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 228
Splatting 154
80% 186 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$86
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 482
Write 373
Mixed 397
93% 417 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 30.5
121% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 36.8
DQ Write 62.5
DQ Mixed 19.9
24% 39.7 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 113%
Hitachi HDS5C1050CLA382 500GB
51GB free
Firmware: JC2OA50E Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 87.1
Write 70.1
Mixed 78.1
59% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.24
63% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5403-034.A00G Corsair CMV4GX3M1A1333C9 CT102464BA160B.M16 16GB
1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31.4% Below average
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 9.9
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 8.3
21% 7.5 GB/s
Latency 85.2
47% 85.2 ns
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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 15,171 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 59%
Desktop 54%
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $481
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