Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 58.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics149% 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 Drive56.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140407
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 06 '18 at 20:00
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User MKD-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$86
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
58.5% Above average
SC Int 85.5
SC Float 71.4
SC Mixed 77.3
62% 78.1 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 289
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 500
73% 483 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2877 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
149% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 454
Parallax 622
147% 489 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 502
Splatting 270
150% 339 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 149%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 482
Write 120
Mixed 198
58% 266 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 14.9
81% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 33
54% 104 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 72%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$80
230GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
61% Good
Read 125
Write 87.6
Mixed 95.5
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.15
73% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61%
Great: 88%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
202GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 142
Write 106
Mixed 125
94% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.18
76% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
49.1% Average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 16.5
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 13.7
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 73%
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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 16,081 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: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $434
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