Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 52.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.3% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 11:58
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
52.7% Above average
SC Int 76.8
SC Float 68.6
SC Mixed 75.7
59% 73.7 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 254
55% 241 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 328
MC Mixed 399
58% 385 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$153
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
31% Below average
Lighting 92.7
Reflection 85.4
Parallax 117
31% 98.3 fps
MRender 61.2
Gravity 73.6
Splatting 89
31% 74.6 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 31%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
55.3% Above average
Read 503
Write 176
Mixed 226
66% 302 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 11.4
77% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 23.2
DQ Write 74.4
DQ Mixed 10.1
19% 35.9 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 82%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
517GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
39% Below average
Read 71.6
Write 64.1
Mixed 73.7
53% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.29
89% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 39%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 17
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.3
28% 10 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.5%
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 14,443 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: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $518
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