Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 60.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 03 '24 at 18:05
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
AMD FX-8320-$129
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
60.9% Good
Memory 80.5
1-Core 64.2
2-Core 112
54% 85.5 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 376
37% 300 Pts
64-Core 374
23% 374 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 65%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$42
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U21010RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 262
Write 363
Mixed 234
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 15.7
78% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 99.7
106% 173 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 78%
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB-$35
42GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 130 130 129 129 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 470
Write 435
Mixed 307
SusWrite 160
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 39.9
134% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 251
187% 246 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 196 192 190 196 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 188
Mixed 85.6
SusWrite 189
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
664GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 164 165 163 164 165 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 128
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 161
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
229% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
46.1% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 15.7
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 13.3
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 79.5
50% 79.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 70%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 0R 0G 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
0% 0% 0 67 55 144 0" 1920 1017
Typical M5A97 R2.0 Builds (Compare 2,815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $358
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