Asus M5A97 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 54.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics58.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150626
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:12
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-6350 Six-Core-$199
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
54.4% Above average
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 73.4
SC Mixed 78.8
63% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 279
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 267
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 367
MC Float 316
MC Mixed 361
52% 348 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1360 MHz, MLim: 2030 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Lighting 162
Reflection 178
Parallax 216
56% 185 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 154
Splatting 130
60% 142 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$62
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 462
Write 237
Mixed 262
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 33.1
4K Mixed 11.1
68% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 79.4
DQ Mixed 10.9
20% 39.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
31.3% Below average
MC Read 11
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 9.5
26% 8.93 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 35%
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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 15,064 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $495
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